Former National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien said the Russians were committed to freeing U.S. Marine Paul Whelan from prison before President Joe Biden defeated former President Donald Trump in the 2020 election. For the full article, click here.
WNBA players celebrate Brittney Griner’s Russian release: ‘BG is free’
The WNBA community is celebrating Brittney Griner’s return to the United States after she was freed from Russia on Thursday in a prisoner exchange for convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout. For the full article, click here.
WNBA Star Brittney Griner Moved to Russian Forced Labor Camp to Complete Prison Sentence
WNBA player Brittney Griner has now been moved to a Russian forced labor camp to complete her 9-1/2-year prison sentence after being convicted on drug charges in Moscow. For the full article, click here.
Russian court rejects Brittney Griner’s appeal of 9-year sentence
A Russian court on Tuesday rejected Brittney Griner’s appeal after the jailed WNBA star begged for forgiveness for her “mistake” — upholding her nine-year sentence for possessing and smuggling vape cartridges containing cannabis oil. For the full article, click...
Ex-Russian envoy to US says Biden wants Brittney Griner freed for midterm boost
A former Russian ambassador to Washington has claimed that President Biden is desperate to secure Brittney Griner’s release to get a boost in next month’s midterm elections — but the WNBA star’s plight is not a priority for the Kremlin. For the full article, click...
Brittney Griner’s Russian Legal Team Appeals 9-Year Drug Conviction Sentence
On Monday, Russian attorneys for WNBA star Brittney Griner filed an appeal of her nine-year sentence for possession of illegal drugs in Moscow, according to a Russian news agency. For the full article, click here.
Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years for cannabis possession, smuggling in Russia
A Russian court sentenced Brittney Griner to 9 years after finding her guilty of cannabis possession and smuggling — despite her claims that she “made an honest mistake” and her tearful pleas for mercy. For the full article, click here.
Russia says ‘no agreements’ yet on swap for Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan
Russia said Thursday that no deal has been reached on any prisoner exchange with the US a day after reports emerged that Washington had proposed sending back notorious arms dealer Viktor Bout to secure the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner and former Marine Paul...
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WATCH: LeBron James Questions Whether Brittney Griner Should Even Want to Come Back to America
LeBron James has finally spoken up about Brittney Griner, the WNBA star languishing in a Russian jail on drug charges, and has said if he were her, he may not even want to return to America. For the full article, click here.