Maria Butina Photo: AP
Russian diplomats have once again visited Mary Butina who was arrested by the U.S. authorities. This is stated in the message of the Russian Embassy in the United States, published on the website.
The Ministry explained that she “endures hardship, trying to adapt to these” does not complain about health. “However, her treatment for dental care are ignored. She have been allowed to make phone calls,” — said in comments.
It is noted that contact with the parents of the woman “has not yet managed by the prison administration refers to some “technical difficulties””.
About the detention of Butinai it became known on July 16. She is accused of “involvement in the conspiracy business in favor of a foreign state on the territory of the United States,” as well as in business activities without being registered with the Ministry of justice as an agent of a foreign state.
It is assumed that Butina worked for top-ranking officials of the Russian government, which is under US sanctions. A Russian woman faces up to 15 years in prison if she’s convicted. Maria Butina rejects all the accusations. According to her lawyer, the woman referred to the Senate eight thousand documents and passed an 8-hour interrogation.
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