The Politics of Torture, with Maria Butina

todayDecember 16, 2021

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This week, Tara sits down with Maria Butina, a woman the US Department of Justice accused of being a spy. Maria’s story gained international attention, as she was one of the public faces of the mainstream media’s ‘Russiagate’ narrative.

In her interview, Maria reveals details of her imprisonment, the bonds she shared with fellow prisoners, and her unique understanding of the Black Lives Matter movement. She also shares her hope for greater diplomatic relations between the US and Russia moving forward, despite her experiences with the US justice system.

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