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Brittney Griner Lands in U.S. After Russian Prisoner Swap

Brittany Griner There is a house.

Reached America on December 9 after being a WNBA star released from Russian custody, “So happy to have Britney back on American soil.” Roger D. CarstensSpecial Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs, Tweeted Brittany after landing at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas. “Welcome home BG!”

Britney’s return to America comes nearly a year after the Phoenix Mercury Center – which plays host to the Russian team during the off-season – was Arrested in February at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport for allegedly having vape cartridges that contained cannabis oil in his luggage.

The 32-year-old was originally found guilty on drug charges by a Russian court and Sentenced Jailed for nine years in August, but was traded for a Russian arms dealer victor bout, who served 11 years of a 25-year sentence. President Joe Biden According to the official, the trade signed to be held in the UAE. However, American businessmen Paul Whelanwho has been in custody in Russia since 2018, was not involved in the deal.

“I spoke to Brittany Griner just a moment ago,” the president Tweeted December 8 showing casing photos with Britney’s wife, cheryl griner and vice versa kamala harris in the White House. “She’s safe. She’s on the plane. She’s going home.”