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Russian national indicted on two charges, including acting as a foreign agent

Posted July 17, 2018 4:22 p.m. EDT

— A federal grand jury has formally approved a criminal indictment of Maria Butina with two charges, conspiracy and acting as a foreign agent.

Butina will appear at a hearing Wednesday in Washington, DC.

On Monday, the Department of Justice charged Butina with one charge, conspiracy, but had not yet gone to the grand jury.