Brittney Griner Freed From Russian Prison

Russia has finally agreed to free WNBA star, Brittney Griner, from Prison. This came after the US agreed to free a Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout.

President Joe Biden had made bringing Griner home one of his top goals.

Griner was arrested in February for having a weed pen with her. Marijuana is illegal in Russia. Griner was in Russia to play for a basketball team there during the WNBA off-season.

Her arrested made her the most high-profile American jailed abroad.

On August 4th, she was sentenced to 9 years in a labor camp.

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