Alleged Russian agent Butina held without bail
Maria Butina tried to set up a “back channel” for communications between the Kremlin and US politicians before the 2016 elections.
The DC federal court did not release Russian Maria Butina, accused of collusion and the conduct of activities in the interests of a foreign state without registration, on bail.
Butina refused to admit her guilt at the court hearing.
According to US media, Butina tried to set up a “back channel” for communications between the Kremlin and US politicians before 2016 elections. Her detention was announced on the day of the meeting of Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump.
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