Convicted Russian agent Butina appeals for money

Politics 05/19/19, 14:19

A Russian gun rights activist serving a U.S. prison sentence for acting as an unregistered foreign agent has released a video asking for money to help pay her legal costs. Maria Butina was sentenced in April to 18 months after she ...

Russian agent Butina lashes out at US justice system

Politics 04/30/19, 14:45

The Russian gun rights activist convicted in the U.S. of conspiring to act as an unregistered foreign agent has lashed out at the American justice system. Maria Butina told reporters in Moscow in a conference call Tuesday from a U.S. jail ...

Judge sets April sentencing in Russian secret agent case

Politics 03/28/19, 11:10

A Russian gun-rights activist will be sentenced next month after admitting she was a secret agent for the Kremlin who tried to infiltrate conservative U.S. political groups as Donald Trump rose to power. Maria Butina appeared briefly Thursday in federal court ...

Lawyer: Suspected US spy had classified docs on him

World 01/22/19, 06:27

The lawyer for an American man being held in Moscow on suspicion of spying said on Tuesday that his client was given a flash drive containing Russian "state secrets" before he was arrested, but did not know he had them ...

In plea deal, Russian woman admits to being a secret agent

Politics 12/13/18, 12:49

A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups as Donald Trump rose to power. Maria Butina, 30, agreed to plead guilty to ...

Possible resolution appears near in Russian agent case

Politics 11/28/18, 17:19

A woman accused of being a secret agent for the Russian government appears to be coming closer to a plea deal with U.S. prosecutors or other resolution of her criminal case. Court documents filed Wednesday say Maria Butina's lawyers and federal ...

US negotiating possible resolution in Russian agent case

Politics 11/16/18, 13:37

New court papers reveal that a woman accused of being a Russian agent is in negotiations with federal prosecutors about a "potential resolution" to her case. Lawyers for Maria Butina and federal prosecutors in Washington made the disclosure in a joint ...

Russian held as agent studied US groups’ cyberdefenses

Politics 10/29/18, 01:37

A year before federal prosecutors accused Maria Butina of operating as a secret agent for the Russian government, she was a graduate student at American University working on a sensitive project involving cybersecurity.Butina's college assignment called for her to gather ...

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