Maria Butina appears in a police booking photograph released by the Alexandria Sheriff's Office in Virginia on August 18. Photo: handout via Reuters

US judge refuses to release accused Russian spy Maria Butina from jail pending trial, citing flight risk

The judge also imposed a media gag order on Butina’s defence lawyer as his repeated comments to the news media had ‘crossed the line’

Topic |   Russia

TOP PICKS

Maria Butina appears in a police booking photograph released by the Alexandria Sheriff's Office in Virginia on August 18. Photo: handout via Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE