- The Washington Times - Monday, September 10, 2018

A U.S. district judge denied bail to alleged Russian agent Maria Butina on Monday, arguing she poses a serious flight risk before her trial, according to several media reports.

Ms. Butina was charged by the Justice Department with acting as a foreign agent to influence the U.S. political system in July without registering. According to the FBI, she posed as a student at American University despite working on behalf of the Russian government.

She has denied all allegations.


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