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US charges Russian national with being foreign agent

1 month ago   |   By WISN

Maria Butina, who was involved with a Russian gun group the National Rifle Association was supportive of, was arrested on Sunday and appeared in court in Washington D.C., to Monday, according to the U.S. Justice Department.
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US charges Russian national with being a foreign agent

US charges Russian national with being a foreign agent

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The US government has charged a Russian national with being a spy for the Russian government in the US and developing relationships “with US persons and infiltrating organizations having influence in American politics.”
Mariia Butina, who was involved with a Russian gun group that the National Rifle Association was supportive of, was arrested on Sunday and appeared in court in Washington, DC to Monday, according to the Justice Department.
A statement from the DoJ alleges Butina worked at the direction of a high-level official in the Russian government from around 2015...
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