The Ministry of justice filed new charges against detained in the U.S. Butinai
The U.S. Department of justice expanded the charges against detained in the United States of Russian citizen’s Butinai, which is accused of espionage.
About it reports Reuters referring to the Ministry of justice.
Earlier Butina accused only under article “the conspiracy to work as a foreign agent without registering”. Now it included “working as a foreign agent without registering”.
New article increases the seriousness of the charges and possible imprisonment.
Earlier in the Russian Embassy in Washington said that the U.S. government does not provide access to Butinai. It was also noted that the next hearing on her case will take place on Wednesday, July 18, in the Federal court for the district of Columbia.