This August 17, 2018, photo courtesy of the Alexandria, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office, shows Maria Butina at her booking. Photo: AFP

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina, who ‘tried to infiltrate NRA gun lobby’, pleads guilty in US to conspiracy

  • Prosecutors say Maria Butina tried swaying US policy in the Kremlin’s favour, by working with a Russian official to influence the powerful NRA gun group
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This August 17, 2018, photo courtesy of the Alexandria, Virginia, Sheriff’s Office, shows Maria Butina at her booking. Photo: AFP
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