WNBA star Brittney Griner released by Russia in 1-for-1 prisoner swap...• The Sun
BRITTNEY Griner has been released from prison in Russia.
The WNBA star was released Thursday in a one-for-one prisoner swap for international arms dealer Viktor Bout, officials said.
Griner was held for months in a Russian prison after being convicted of drug charges.
The one-for-one prisoner exchange was approved by president Joe Biden within the last week, CBS News reported.
The agreement was reportedly reached last Thursday.