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Russia: Maria Butina arrives in Moscow after release from US prison *EXCLUSIVE*

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 26, 2019 at 09:52 GMT +00:00 · Published

Maria Butina, a Russian national convicted of being an unregistered foreign agent in the US, arrived in Moscow on Saturday. She was released after having served 15 months of an 18-month sentence.

Footage shows Butina with her father and Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova in the arrival zone of the Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Butina left prison in Tallahassee, Florida on Friday and was then taken into custody by US immigration authorities before boarding an aircraft headed to Moscow in Miami.

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Maria Butina, a Russian national convicted of being an unregistered foreign agent in the US, arrived in Moscow on Saturday. She was released after having served 15 months of an 18-month sentence.

Footage shows Butina with her father and Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova in the arrival zone of the Sheremetyevo International Airport.

Butina left prison in Tallahassee, Florida on Friday and was then taken into custody by US immigration authorities before boarding an aircraft headed to Moscow in Miami.

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