Feb 11

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina in her own words: ‘Truth is my best defender’

STR/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For the very first time, alleged Russian agent Maria Butina can be heard telling her side of the story. In a series of recorded conversations with journalist James Bamford, whose several-thousand-word defense of Butina titled “The Spy Who Wasn’t” appears in this month’s issue of The New Republic, the 30-year-old Russian gun-rights …

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