After a prisoner exchange with Russia, Brittney Griner is flying home. 

By Madhupriya

December 9,2022

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Griner, a basketball player from the United States who had been detained in Russia on drug-related charges, was exchanged for a Russian arms dealer named Viktor Bout.

Brittney Griner, the American basketball player detained in Russia on drug-related charges,

was freed on Thursday after nearly ten months of detention as part of a prisoner swap for Viktor Bout, a convicted Russian arms dealer known as the "Merchant of Death.

Bout is already in Moscow, where state television showed him hugging his wife and his mother.

In a brief statement delivered from the Roosevelt Room of the White House, President Biden announced Ms. Griner's release.

Cherelle Griner, Ms. Griner's wife, stood at his side and grinned. The plan was for Ms. Griner to spend the night in San