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The Russian Maria Butina transferred to the same prison, where from July 2018 contains by Paul Manafort, a former head of the campaign headquarters of U.S. President Donald trump. About it reports The Washington Post.
Penitentiary institution is located in Alexandria, Virginia. In prison he refused to disclose the reasons for the transfer Butinai. On 19 August, the Russian Embassy said that Butino been transferred to the prison in chains.
A few days before it became known that the Russian Embassy intends to apply to the U.S. Department of state complaint “with the requirement to stop psychological pressure” to the citizen of Russia. The week before it was reported that Butinai worsened chronic arthritis. According to Russian diplomats, this happened because of low temperature in the chamber.
Manafort accused of lobbying former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, as well as tax evasion.
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.
The American side believes that Butina worked for the order under US sanctions, a senior Russian official. If she is found guilty, she faces up to 15 years in prison. Butina all charges in the address rejects.
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