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Brittney Griner Is Transferred to a Russian Penal Colony

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Brittney Griner Is Transferred , to a Russian Penal Colony.
'TMZ' reports that the WNBA star has been moved to a Russian penal colony, which is considered to be worse than a detention center.
At penal colonies, prisoners are subjected to mandatory labor and it's more difficult to make contact with anyone on the outside.
At penal colonies, prisoners are subjected to mandatory labor and it's more difficult to make contact with anyone on the outside.
'TMZ' reports that Griner's team doesn't know her exact whereabouts or condition. .
Griner's legal team
says it may take up to
two weeks to find
out her location.
Lindsay Colas, Griner's agent, is still working with the U.S. government to do everything they can to bring her home.
We are thankful for everyone's support, and hope that as we near nine months of detention, that BG and all wrongfully detained Americans will be shown mercy and returned home to their families
for the holidays, Lindsay Colas, Griner's agent, via statement.
The White House also issued a statement regarding Griner's transfer.
Every minute that Brittney Griner must endure wrongful detention in Russia is a minute too long, Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary, via statement.
As the Administration continues to work tirelessly to secure her release, the president has directed the administration to prevail on her Russian captors to improve her treatment and the conditions she may be forced to endure in a penal colony, Karine Jean-Pierre, White House press secretary, via statement.
America has been unsuccessful in making a prisoner swap with Russia thus far.
America has been unsuccessful in making a prisoner swap with Russia thus far
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