He is being used as a political pawn in Russia’s war against Ukraine. US Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittany Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison The concern has been raised, he was convicted of intentionally smuggling drugs and was sentenced on Thursday to nine years in prison,
Secretary of State Antony Blinken widely criticized the Russian legal system, stating that “our significant concerns with Russia’s legal system and the Russian government’s use of individuals as political pawns to advance its own agenda.” uses.”
Russia ready to discuss
“As you know, America has made an important offer to Russia, which Russia should negotiate with America.
Lavrov says that Russia is ready to discuss prisoner swaps with the US after Griner’s sentence and there have been signals from both the US and Russia.
Lavrov says that the Kremlin is ready to discuss the issue of prisoner swaps, which the president has agreed to. This information has been given by the state news agency RIA Novosti. Read also
How long will Brittany Griner stay in Russia?
It is now being speculate how long Griner will now remain in a Russian prison, depending on the consent of the decision as to how long she can now remain in a Russian prison.
WNBA Star Brittany Griner
‘A political pawn’: Outrage continues to grow in the United States over Griner’s sentencing. And until this is discussed and Brittney Griner does not come to America, then this anger will continue to go on, now it has to be seen what decision Russia and America take together.
Griner calls this an honest mistake, but the law is the same for everyone.
According to Russia, he has been sentenced according to his law, which is right for him. But it was an honest mistake so America wants to free Griner.