Nikolai Glushkov, who was once business partners with Boris Berezovsky, was found dead in his London home Monday night. Counterterrorism police are investigating the unexplained death "as a precaution because of associations that the man is believed to have had.
Woman arrested, charged with acting as Russian agent in U. The announcement of the arrest of Maria Butina came just hours after President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and just days after special counsel Robert Mueller charged 12 Russian intelligence officials with directing a sprawling hacking effort aimed at swaying the election.
Mueller didn't file the charge against Butina, but court papers show that her activities revolved around American politics during the campaign and included efforts to use contacts with the National Rifle Association and American politicians to gather intelligence for Russia.
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Court papers also reveal that an unnamed American who worked with Butina claimed to have been involved in setting up a "private line of communication" ahead of the election between the Kremlin and "key" officials in an American political party Russian business woman london the NRA.
The court papers do not name the political party mentioned in the October message, but they contain details that appear to refer to the Republican Party. Butina, a Russian national who has been living the U.
A federal judge in Washington ordered her detained until a hearing set for Wednesday, according to a statement from the Justice Department and Jessie Liu, the U.
Attorney for the District of Columbia. In a statement, Butina's attorney, Robert Driscoll, called the allegations "overblown" and said prosecutors had criminalized mundane networking opportunities.
Driscoll said Butina was not an agent of the Russian Federation but was instead in the U. Butina seeking to influence or undermine any specific policy or law or the United States -- only at most to promote a better relationship between the two nations," Driscoll said in a statement.
Court papers filed in support of Butina's arrest accuse her of participating in a conspiracy that began in in which an unnamed senior Russian official "tasked" her with working to infiltrate American political organizations with the goal of "reporting back to Moscow" what she had learned.
Authorities did not name the Kremlin official, who is described as a member of the Russian legislature who later became a top official in the country's central bank.
The official has since been sanctioned by the U. Prosecutors say Butina, at the official's direction, met with U. Court papers also show that after the election, Butina worked to set up a Russian delegation's visit to the National Prayer Breakfast in what she described in an email as an effort to "establish a back channel of communication.
Two days later, she emailed another American who had been involved in some of the email communication surrounding the prayer breakfast and her efforts to arrange several dinners between Russians and people involved in U.
Inshe founded a pro-gun organization in Russia, the Right to Bear Arms, and she has been involved in co-ordinating between American gun rights activists and their Russian counterparts, according to reports in The New York Times, Time and the Daily Beast. Butina hosted several leading NRA executives and pro-gun conservatives at her group's annual meeting inaccording to those reports.Connecting People through News.
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The Justice Department charged a Russian national with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation within the United States without prior notification.
Mariia Butina, 29, who lives in. A year-old Russian woman who entered the U.S. on a student visa was charged with seeking to influence American politics on behalf of Russia before and after the presidential election.