The US Offers A Deal To Russia Looking For The Release Of WNBA Star Brittney Griner, Convicted Of Cannabis Charges

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that the country has offered a deal to aimed at bringing home WNBA star Brittney Griner, reported Yahoo News.

Griner was arrested on drug-related charges at a Moscow airport last February and testified on July 27. "I did not know how the oil ended up in my bag but explained I had a doctor’s recommendation for it and had packed it in haste," Griner testified. "I have pulled aside at the airport after inspectors found the cartridges, but that a language interpreter translated only a fraction of what was said during my questioning and that officials instructed me to sign documents without providing an explanation."

The deal also includes the freedom of Paul Whelan, a corporate security executive from Michigan, who was sentenced in 2020 to 16 years in prison on espionage charges.

Griner's fifth court hearing happened last Tuesday and her …

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