Moscow's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told his US counterpart at the weekend that the accusations against a Russian woman arrested in the United States for serving as an agent of Russia's FSB intelligence were “fabricated” and that she should be released.

Lavrov made the comments regarding Maria Butina, the woman in question, during a phone call with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo while the two were discussing improving bilateral relations, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statemen...

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