Russia

Hope Remains For Brittney Griner’s Return Through Potential Prisoner Trade

Russian minister says the hopes of a prisoner exchange in 2022 aren’t impossible, however the WNBA star still faces a grueling sentence.
11/30/2022

Brittney Griner Moved to Russian Penal Colony in Mordovia

The U.S. Olympian and basketball star was moved to a location known to house other American prisoners held in the former Soviet republic.
11/18/2022

Brittney Griner’s Wife In ‘Complete Disbelief’ The WNBA Star’s Sentence Appeal Was Denied

The WNBA star was convicted of drug smuggling over a vape.
11/01/2022

Brittney Griner Loses Appeal Against Nine Year Prison Sentence In Russia

The WNBA star was jailed on drug possession charges, but she maintains she had no criminal intent.
10/25/2022

‘I Made An Honest Mistake’: Brittney Griner Convicted Of Smuggling Drugs

This ruling comes as diplomatic efforts are underway to free the WNBA star.
08/04/2022

U.S. Air Force Veteran Being Detained In Ukraine By Russian Separatists

In the middle of the ongoing conflict between the two countries, Suedi Murekezi was arrested allegedly for joining pro-Ukraine protests in a separatist region.
07/18/2022

Brittney Griner Pens Open Letter To President Biden Pleading For Her Freedom

The star center for the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury is afraid that she may be held indefinitely.
07/05/2022

Brittney Griner Does Not Enter Plea As Trial Begins In Russia Over Drug Smuggling Charge

“She has the right to do so later,” her lawyers said about entering a plea, reports say.
07/03/2022

WNBA Star Brittney Griner's Wife During Interview With Al Sharpton, 'Every Second That Goes By, BG Is Struggling'

It's time to bring her home! #FreeBritney
06/30/2022

Brittney Griner Case Will Likely End In Conviction, Experts Say

A prisoner exchange, which would come at a high price, is perhaps the best hope.
06/30/2022

Russia includes Morgan Freeman, Oprah, And Other American Public Figures To Their Ban List

The ban conveniently doesn’t include Donald Trump.
05/24/2022