Maria Butina, a 29-year-old gun-rights activist, is suspected of being a covert Russian agent. Photo: Facebook

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina, 29, traded sex for US political access, prosecutors say

Maria Butina was ordered jailed pending trial on charges of conspiracy and acting as an unregistered foreign agent, after prosecutors argued she was a flight risk with Kremlin connections

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Maria Butina, a 29-year-old gun-rights activist, is suspected of being a covert Russian agent. Photo: Facebook
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