Maria Butina used her NRA contacts in seeking to connect with U.S. conservatives during the 2016 election, prosecutors say.
The special counsel makes the stunning allegation with details to come later. It could mean more jail time or charges for a key witness.
Ahed Tamimi is sentenced for slapping and kicking a pair of Israeli soldiers outside her West Bank home, capping a case that sparked uproar in Israel and attracted international attention.
The U.S. attorney general suggested Thursday that the government could allow the NSA whistle-blower to return home from Russia under negotiated terms.
The New York Times is kicking off 2014 by demanding clemency or a plea deal for Edward Snowden.