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Brittney Griner: Russia 'ready' to discuss prisoner swap

Brittney Griner: Russia ‘ready’ to discuss prisoner swap

Brittney Griner: Russia ‘ready’ to discuss prisoner swap Russia said on Friday it was “ready” to discuss a prisoner exchange with the United States, following the nine-year prison sentence of American women’s basketball star Brittney Griner. The player, convicted by a Russian court in a controversial “drug trafficking” case, found herself despite herself plunged into …

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Russia: American basketball player Griner sentenced to nine years in prison

Russia: American basketball player Griner sentenced to nine years in prison

A Russian court on Thursday sentenced American women’s basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison for drug trafficking, a heavy sentence described as “unacceptable” by Joe Biden, which opens the way for a possible prisoner exchange between Moscow and Washington. Arrested in February in Moscow with a vaporizer containing cannabis-based liquid, shortly before …

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