Maria Butina, convicted in U.S. of being Russian agent, gets job as state TV host

Reuters Tuesday, 17 December 2019
A Russian woman jailed in the United States for working as a foreign agent and deported to Moscow has been hired by Russia's state-funded RT television as a host for an online show that mocks the opposition, the station said on Tuesday.

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Convicted Russian agent Maria Butina lands job hosting show for state-owned RT network

Butina, 31, was released from prison and deported to Russia in October after an 18-month sentence for conspiring to act as a Russian agent.

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