The document Accused spying Russian Butina decided to plead guiltyPhotos: page’s Butinai in Facebook

The U.S. Department of justice and the girl came to a mutual agreement

10.12.18 296000

Russian Maria Butina, arrested in the summer in the US on charges of espionage, is ready to change her testimony.

A copy of the petition for a new hearing in the court of the district of Columbia, where she can plead guilty, published in his Twitter correspondent for Politico Kyle Cheney (Kyle Cheney).

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According to Bloomberg, the petition was filed in court on Monday, December 10.


It is noted that the Ministry of justice and Butina came to a mutual agreement: a girl change her story about innocence.

Note, July 15, the U.S. justice Department announced the arrest of a Russian women’s Butini: it is accused that she tried to promote Russian interests in the United States without registering as a “foreign agent”.

If the fault of the Russians is proved, to it threatens till 15 years of prison. Earlier Butina all accusations in his address rejected. She came to USA to study for master’s program at the American University of Washington in 2016.