Watch live: White House holds press briefing after release of Brittney Griner

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre holds a briefing after the release of Brittney Griner, Phoenix Mercury center and two-time Olympic gold medalist, who had been held in Russian prisons. » Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh » Watch more on…

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Brittney Griner released from Russian imprisonment after prisoner swap | USA TODAY

President Joe Biden announced that WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian imprisonment after a prisoner swap. RELATED: Life inside the Russian penal colony where Brittney Griner is serving nine years https://bit.ly/3VF0lsw Brittney Griner, the WNBA star who…

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Biden on Brittney Griner release: ‘She’s on her way home’ | USA TODAY #Shorts

WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from a Russian penal colony and is in United States custody after a prisoner exchange for arms dealer Viktor Bout, President Biden confirmed. RELATED: Life inside the Russian penal colony where Brittney Griner…

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Life inside the Russian penal colony where Brittney Griner is serving nine years | USA TODAY

Brittney Griner, a U.S. basketball star, is serving her sentence at the IK-2 penal colony in Mordovia, about 350 miles southeast of Moscow. RELATED: Brittney Griner’s appeal rejected by Moscow Regional Court judge https://bit.ly/3GZec8z In August, the two-time Olympian and…

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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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