This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience. Read more.
USA: Butina given traditional Russian sweets while flying home to Moscow *STILLS*00:12

USA: Butina given traditional Russian sweets while flying home to Moscow *STILLS*

United States, Miami
October 26, 2019 at 00:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

Maria Butina, a Russian national convicted of being an unregistered foreign agent, was given some traditional Tula 'Pryaniki', a type of sweet baked good, while onboard a plane heading back to Moscow on Friday, shortly after being released from a US Prison after having served 15 months of an 18-month sentence.

Butina left prison in Tallahassee, Florida earlier on Friday and was then taken into custody by US immigration authorities before boarding an aircraft headed to Moscow in Miami.

Butina can be seen smiling as she received the traditional Russian sweets.

Butina founded the Russian gun rights organisation Right to Bear Arms in 2011 and was involved in the National Rifle Association (NRA), a powerful gun rights lobby in US politics. She moved to the United States on a student visa in 2016 and was arrested in July 2018 on charges of being an unregistered foreign agent of the Russian Federation, for which she was convicted in April 2019.

USA: Butina given traditional Russian sweets while flying home to Moscow *STILLS*00:12
No Account? Sign up!
Description

Maria Butina, a Russian national convicted of being an unregistered foreign agent, was given some traditional Tula 'Pryaniki', a type of sweet baked good, while onboard a plane heading back to Moscow on Friday, shortly after being released from a US Prison after having served 15 months of an 18-month sentence.

Butina left prison in Tallahassee, Florida earlier on Friday and was then taken into custody by US immigration authorities before boarding an aircraft headed to Moscow in Miami.

Butina can be seen smiling as she received the traditional Russian sweets.

Butina founded the Russian gun rights organisation Right to Bear Arms in 2011 and was involved in the National Rifle Association (NRA), a powerful gun rights lobby in US politics. She moved to the United States on a student visa in 2016 and was arrested in July 2018 on charges of being an unregistered foreign agent of the Russian Federation, for which she was convicted in April 2019.

Top downloads in last 24 hours
Pool for subscribers only
01:43
Russia: Zelenograd’s Binnopharm starts COVID-19 vaccine productionRussia: Zelenograd’s Binnopharm starts COVID-19 vaccine production
August 11, 2020 at 20:13 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
05:44
Syria: Assad suffers 'low blood pressure' during speech to People’s AssemblySyria: Assad suffers 'low blood pressure' during speech to People’s Assembly
August 12, 2020 at 21:14 GMT -00:00
01:07
France: Investigation underway after fire at Lyon's mosqueFrance: Investigation underway after fire at Lyon's mosque
August 13, 2020 at 09:04 GMT -00:00
06:00
Sudan: Desertification silently drowns homes, affects ecosystem and fuels geopolitical tensionsSudan: Desertification silently drowns homes, affects ecosystem and fuels geopolitical tensions
August 13, 2020 at 09:12 GMT -00:00
01:45
Turkey: Turkish naval vessel sighted in Kas amid maritime tensions with GreeceTurkey: Turkish naval vessel sighted in Kas amid maritime tensions with Greece
August 12, 2020 at 19:19 GMT -00:00
02:58
Yemen: Demonstrators burn tyres at Aden water shortage protestYemen: Demonstrators burn tyres at Aden water shortage protest
August 12, 2020 at 20:24 GMT -00:00
03:13
India: Three killed in Bengaluru riot over Facebook post on Prophet MuhammadIndia: Three killed in Bengaluru riot over Facebook post on Prophet Muhammad
August 13, 2020 at 00:39 GMT -00:00
03:14
Latvia: Protesters picket Belarusian embassy in Riga over election resultsLatvia: Protesters picket Belarusian embassy in Riga over election results
August 13, 2020 at 02:25 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:24
Russia: ‘Sputnik V’ COVID-19 vaccine production begins in Moscow Russia: ‘Sputnik V’ COVID-19 vaccine production begins in Moscow
August 11, 2020 at 14:46 GMT -00:00
01:18
USA: Evacuations ordered as fire burns thousands of acres north of LAUSA: Evacuations ordered as fire burns thousands of acres north of LA
August 13, 2020 at 05:21 GMT -00:00
05:01
Chinese artist creates wall paintings using burning charcoalChinese artist creates wall paintings using burning charcoal
August 12, 2020 at 09:59 GMT -00:00
03:41
COVID-proof 'Baby Cabin' helps Monterrey parents introduce newborns to family membersCOVID-proof 'Baby Cabin' helps Monterrey parents introduce newborns to family members
August 12, 2020 at 23:50 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
02:08
Watch hundreds of seals bask in the sun at Lake BaikalWatch hundreds of seals bask in the sun at Lake Baikal
August 12, 2020 at 22:37 GMT -00:00
05:37
WHOOSH! Two-year-old CA skateboarder 'Tiny Hawk' goes viral with fearless shredding skillsWHOOSH! Two-year-old CA skateboarder 'Tiny Hawk' goes viral with fearless shredding skills
August 13, 2020 at 10:16 GMT -00:00
03:22
Mauritius: Oil removal from stranded cargo ship nearly completeMauritius: Oil removal from stranded cargo ship nearly complete
August 13, 2020 at 03:15 GMT -00:00
01:10
Belarus: Lukashenko blames ‘criminals’ and ‘unemployed’ for protestsBelarus: Lukashenko blames ‘criminals’ and ‘unemployed’ for protests
August 12, 2020 at 14:33 GMT -00:00
01:02
Belarus: Government bans sale of fireworks amid post-election violenceBelarus: Government bans sale of fireworks amid post-election violence
August 12, 2020 at 12:42 GMT -00:00
02:05
Germany: Dozens rally in central Berlin decrying Belarus presidential election resultsGermany: Dozens rally in central Berlin decrying Belarus presidential election results
August 12, 2020 at 21:53 GMT -00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:22
Belarus: Workers of major manufacturers show support for protesters amid post-election unrestBelarus: Workers of major manufacturers show support for protesters amid post-election unrest
August 13, 2020 at 14:36 GMT -00:00
02:51
Spain: Valencia CF fans rally to demand departure of club's ownersSpain: Valencia CF fans rally to demand departure of club's owners
August 13, 2020 at 00:38 GMT -00:00
03:29
Plague-inspired wine windows revived in Florence amid COVID pandemicPlague-inspired wine windows revived in Florence amid COVID pandemic
August 12, 2020 at 12:26 GMT -00:00
View all videos