The Russian Maria Butina, who in July has been arrested in the United States because she “was active as an unregistered Russian agent”, last Thursday, debt known according to the American media.
Butina studied in the US, and proved then also as right-wing political activist. They joined according to prosecutors, as a Russian agent with the National Rifle Association (NRA), the predominantly Republican gun lobby, with the intention of influence in American politics.
According to Russian media she is since July in solitary confinement, and know the Russian authorities are not what the thirty years ‘ Butina in the USA has carried out or planned. She denied all the allegations, but now says that they are for the Russian government in the NRA was active to gain influence in politics.
Butina can be five years in prison, but, according to her lawyer, the maximum is six months. That’s partly because she and the prosecutors cooperating.
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