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Russian agent Butina begs U.S. judge for mercy, gets 18 months in prison

Published on: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 19:24:55 UTC
News Agency: Reuters
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Admitted Russian agent Maria Butina was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday after the Siberia native, her voice breaking with emotion, begged a judge for mercy and expressed remorse for conspiring with a Russian official to infiltrate a gun rights group and influence U.S. conservative activists and Republicans.

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