Joe Biden on Brittney Griner as Russia frees US basketball star from prison in exchange for Viktor Bout

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Russia has freed basketball star Brittney Griner in a prisoner swap, with the US releasing Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, US officials say. The Biden administration had been trying for months to negotiate the release of the WNBA star, including through a possible prisoner swap with Moscow.
Joe Biden addressed the situation as a press conference on Thursday.