MOSCOW, 15 Nov — Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky sent to the Secretary General of Amnesty International Kumi Naidoo the letter with a request to protect the rights of the arrested in USA Russian women’s Butinai.
Butino detained in the USA in July, she faces up to 15 years in prison. Russian woman accused of conspiring an agent of a foreign government without registering with the U.S. Department of justice, as well as directly in the work of a foreign agent. Butina told the court about his innocence. The lawyer of Russians said that she wasn’t doing anything illegal, and her connections in the United States are fully explained by studies at the local University majoring in “international relations”.
“We are witnessing the ongoing information campaign, the aim of which is to convince American public opinion that Butina connected with the Russian intelligence service,” the letter says Slutsky, which is in the possession