Putin denounces the sentencing of Maria Boutina

Putin denounces the sentencing of Maria Boutina


The US judicial condemnation of the Russian Maria Boutina is scandalous, denounced Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday.

Maria Boutina, a young Russian accused of wanting to infiltrate on behalf of Moscow American organizations including the powerful National Rifle Association (NRA), was sentenced Friday by a federal judge to eighteen months in prison.

“It’s scandalous,” Vladimir Putin said on Saturday.

“It is not clear why she was sentenced or what offense she committed, I think it’s a question of ‘saving face’, they arrested her and put her in jail. had nothing against her, so as not to look totally stupid, they put her 18-month sentence to show she was guilty of something. “

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