Brittney Griner is Free, But Another American Remains Locked Up in Russia for Pot
Sixty-one-year-old Marc Fogel was arrested in Russia last year after authorities found medical cannabis in his possession.
December 13, 2022
Russia Signals That Griner Could Be Released, But U.S. Skeptical
The deputy foreign minister of Russia cited new “activity” in the WNBA star’s case.
November 21, 2022
Brittney Griner Moved To Russian Penal Colony in Unknown Location
This marks another grim turn of events for the American basketball star.
November 10, 2022
U.S. Negotiator ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ Griner Will Be Released By Year’s End
Former Gov. Bill Richardson traveled to Moscow last month to meet with Russian officials and discuss the release of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan.
October 10, 2022
Biden To Meet With Family of Brittney Griner
President Biden will also meet with the family of Paul Whelan, another American imprisoned by Russia.
September 16, 2022
Dennis Rodman Proposes To Negotiate Russia Brittney Griner Release
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman wants to test his powers of persuasion in Moscow.
August 23, 2022
Brittney Griner Appeals Conviction in Russian Drug Case
The WNBA star Brittney Griner was found guilty earlier this month.
August 16, 2022
Biden Administration Proposes Prisoner Swap To Free Brittney Griner
The Biden administration revealed on Wednesday that it has offered to release a Russian arms dealer being held in a U.S. prison in exchange for Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan, two Americans imprisoned in Russia.
July 28, 2022