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a suppression president Vladimir Putin on Saturday condemned the sentence handed to admitted Russian agent Maria %HESITATION Tina and U. S. federal court Friday calling it an outrage the other mostly the truth of someone's Lucci covering it's not clear what she was convicted above or what crimes she committed I think it's a prime example of saving face the arrested her input the girl in jail but there was nothing on her so in order not to look totally stupid they gave her fix her up with an eighteen month sentence to show that she was guilty of something Maria Bertino pleaded guilty last year to conspiring with the Russian official to infiltrate the national rifle association and influence American conservative political activist and Republican politicians , we offer most gun rights the US justice department says the thirty year old graduate of American University in Washington it worked for a Russian official identified as a deputy governor of the country's central bank in pleading guilty %HESITATION Tina agreed to cooperate with investigators she was sentenced on Friday after the Siberian native begged a judge for mercy and expressed remorse Russia has accused the United States of forcing due to not to falsely confess the charges against Putina are separate from special counsel Robert Muller is twenty two month probe into alleged Russian interference in the twenty sixteen US election but you know the eighteen month sentence includes the nine months she's already spent in federal custody after she served her time she will be deported back to her native Russia