Brittney Griner Released From Russian Custody, Biden Says




 

Women's basketball star Brittney Griner has been released from a Russian penal colony, President Biden said in remarks on Thursday. Her release came in a prisoner swap for convicted Russian arms dealer Victor Bout. Photo: Alexander Zemlianichenko/Associated Press

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