Reporter's Notebook

Butina’s Lawyers Hint At Issue With How Prosecutors Have Been Translating Russian Materials

September 10, 2018 4:18 pm

At the tail end of Monday’s hearing for Maria Butina — the young Russian woman who has been charged with acting as an unregistered agent of the Russian government — her lawyer raised for the judge a potential issue regarding discrepancies in how the prosecutors were translating Russian-language materials that were part of the case and how the defense team was translating the materials.

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