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The Russian Embassy in the US said that the Russians Maria Butunoi, located in an American prison, worsened chronic arthritis. This is stated on the Embassy page in Facebook.
According to Russian diplomats, this happened because of low temperature in the chamber. It is noted that the Russian are not taken to prison for walks.
The diplomatic mission noted that despite this, the conditions of detention of Butinas at the prison has improved. In particular, she was allowed to use the gym in prison.
August 9, the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova at a briefing in turn, said that Butina behind bars “is faced with blatant discrimination”.
“So, a woman with overt psychological pressure, always held searches in the chamber, not provided with medical assistance and introduces various restrictions which do not affect the other prisoners,” — said the diplomat.
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 the order under US sanctions senior officials of the Russian government. 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.
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