U.S. grand jury indicts woman on charges of being Russian agent

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July 18, 2018 00:26
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WASHINGTON - A US grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Russian woman on charges of acting as an agent of the Russian government, the Justice Department said.

Maria Butina, who studied at American University in Washington and is a founder of the pro-gun Russian advocacy group Right to Bear Arms, was arrested on Sunday and is scheduled to appear on Wednesday in federal court in Washington, the department said.

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