Some media outlets—and Butina’s defense attorney—say the Russian national is accused of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act. They’re wrong.
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The court is holding accused Russian agent Maria Butina without bail.
On Monday, the Justice Department unsealed a criminal complaint and supporting affidavit against Mariia Butina, a Russian national, for conspiring to act as a foreign agent in violation of 18 U.S.C. §371. The full documents are below.