Russia Hasn’t Responded to Griner, Whelan Swap Offer

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Sports Illustrated

By Wilton Jackson The U.S. has yet to get an answer from Russia on its prisoner swap proposal to bring the two Americans back home. President Joe Biden held meetings with family members of two Americans detained in Russia on Friday in the White House, reassuring them of his commitment to bring them safely home. Biden met with Elizabeth Whelan, the sister of detained U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, and Cherelle Griner, wife of Brittney Griner, along with Griner’s agent, Lindsay Colas, in two separate meetings in the Oval Office, sharing that his desire to get Griner and Whelan back on American soil is…

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