Brittney Griner prisoner swap may be one of many in recent history | USA TODAY

The U.S. State Department went public with the possibility of a prisoner swap, revealing that the U.S. had made a “substantial proposal” aimed at securing the release of Brittney Griner. RELATED: Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russia for…

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Brittney Griner shouldn’t have had to endure trial, White House says | USA TODAY

The White House is repeating calls for Russia to release Brittney Griner after she was sentenced to nine years by a Russian judge on drug charges. RELATED: Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russia for drug charges https://bit.ly/3oV4D0f The…

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Brittney Griner sentenced to nine years in Russia for drug charges | USA TODAY

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison for drug charges. RELATED: Biden signs executive order to help detainees like Brittney Griner | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3BMzTGx Now that the trial has concluded, negotiations to…

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US proposes swap with Russia to free Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan | USA TODAY

The State Department proposed a prisoner swap with Russia in an effort to free WNBA star Brittney Griner and another American, Paul Whelan. RELATED: Russia to leave ISS by 2024. Can it stay in orbit? | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3cAGitC Secretary…

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Biden signs executive order to help detainees like Brittney Griner | USA TODAY

In the wake of the ongoing trial of WNBA star Brittney Griner in Russia, the U.S. has signed an executive order to punish captors of Americans abroad. RELATED: Brittney Griner pleads guilty in Russian court to drug charges https://bit.ly/3ITFzzV The…

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Brittney Griner pleads guilty in Russian court to drug charges | USA TODAY

Brittney Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, faces up to 10 years in a Russian prison. RELATED: Two witnesses testify in WNBA star Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia https://bit.ly/3AykRmR Brittney Griner pleaded guilty Thursday in a Russian court on drug…

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State Dept. relays message from Brittney Griner amid Russian trial | USA TODAY

The US State Department was asked about Brittney Griner and the letter she sent President Joe Biden pleading for help. RELATED: Two witnesses testify in WNBA star Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3nHbwl3 » Subscribe to USA…

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Two witnesses testify in WNBA star Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia | USA TODAY

Two custom officials testified in Brittney Griner’s trial after she was detained at an airport for having cannabis oil. She’s facing 10 years in jail. RELATED: Brittney Griner trial date set | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3P1Tcit Her return to America likely…

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Brittney Griner seen in court for first time in months, trial date set | USA TODAY

The Phoenix Mercury star was also ordered to remain in custody for the duration of her trial and could face 10 years in prison if convicted. RELATED: Two US vets missing in Ukraine | USA TODAY https://bit.ly/3NymvIk Fewer than 1%…

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Brittney Griner release should be done strategically, law experts say | USA TODAY

With Russia’s record on human rights, law experts say campaigning quietly for Brittney Griner’s release is the best strategy to bring her back to the U.S. safely. RELATED: Mariupol under siege as Russian forces storm Ukrainian steel plant | USA…

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