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Brittany Griner

US Working on Griner Deal

The U.S. has reportedly made a “substantial proposal” to Russia to secure the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made the announcement yesterday. Sources claim the plan is to trade US prisoner Viktor Bout for Whelan and Griner. The plan received the backing of… Read more »

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Brittany Griner Pens Heartfelt Letter to President Biden

Brittany Griner is speaking out by writing a handwritten letter that was delivered to the White House on Monday evening.  As you know Brittany has been detained in a Russian jail since February and in the letter she says she is terrified she might be there forever… Read more here

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Brittney Griner Due In Russian Court

American basketball star Brittney Griner is due in court today for a preliminary hearing before her trial. Griner was arrested at a Moscow airport more than four months ago for cannabis possession. The Phoenix Mercury star could face ten years in prison if convicted on charges of large-scale transportation of drugs. Fewer than one-percent of… Read more »