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
Brittney Griner Released from Russian Prison in Exchange for Arms Dealer
Brittney Griner was swapped for Viktor Bout, aka the ‘Merchant of Death.’
December 8, 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
Russian Court Sets Griner’s Appeal Hearing for October 25
Brittney Griner's nine-year prison sentence may be overturned come October 25.
October 4, 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
Brittney Griner Returns to Russian Court for Cannabis Trial
Brittney Griner’s trial on charges of bringing vape cartridges into Russia continued on Tuesday with the defense team challenging the evidence against the WNBA champion and Olympic gold medal winner.
August 2, 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