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Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians. Evidence suggests Russian connections to the religious event run deep.

The post Why Mariia Butina…

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians. Evidence suggests Russian connections to the religious event run deep.

The post Why Mariia Butina…

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians. Evidence suggests Russian connections to the religious event run deep.

The post Why Mariia Butina…

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians. Evidence suggests Russian connections to the religious event run deep.

The post Why Mariia Butina…

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

Why Mariia Butina wasn’t the only Russian targeting the National Prayer Breakfast

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A new Department of Justice affidavit alleges that a Russian national tried to exploit the National Prayer Breakfast as a back channel to American politicians. Evidence suggests Russian connections to the religious event run deep.

The post Why Mariia Butina…

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