This is complete nonsensical bullshit on both sides. Russian intel trains very young people to be deep cover agents posing as other nationalities.
First, perhaps CBS can explain why they're giving foreign spies a propaganda platform - who cares what this ninth-rate red swallow thinks?
Now onto reality - Russia has placed deep cover spies for decades under various covers. Butina is *so not special* it gives anyone who understands this a migraine to watch her jabber like this.
In fact, if anything is noteworthy about Butina it's that she operated while fully admitting to being Russian and openly recruiting moron Republicans.
Much more interesting - and typical, and valuable - are the people pretending to be Dutch or Canadian or whatever - but really, they're working for the SVR. And they may have started when it was the KGB - years ago.
P.S. We have quite a few to uncover still coming up. https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/operation-ghost-stories-inside-the-russian-spy-case …
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