The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova
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MOSCOW, July 18. /TASS/. Russia considers the charges of the U.S. against the Russians Maria Butunoi unfounded, will do everything possible to protect its interests. About it declared on Wednesday to journalists by the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
“Received with concern reports about the arrest on July 15 in U.S. Russian civil Maria Butunoi, – said Zakharov. – Judging by published on the website of the American Ministry of justice the materials she is accused of unregistered activity as a foreign agent. These are absolutely far-fetched claim to our compatriot look strange.”