President Biden meets with families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan

President Biden meets with families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan – CBS News Watch CBS News President Biden met with the families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan Friday, both of whom are detained in Russia. The meeting comes as the Biden administration works to free the former U.S. Marine and WNBA star. CBS … Read more

Biden meets with families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan amid US-Russia talks

Biden to meet with the Griner and Whelan families Biden to meet with Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan families 00:23 Washington — President Biden met at the White House on Friday with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner and Michigan corporate security executive Paul Whelan, both of whom remain jailed in Russia, White House … Read more

Biden meets with families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan amid US-Russia talks

Biden to meet with the Griner and Whelan families Biden to meet with Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan families 00:23 Washington — President Biden met at the White House on Friday with family members of WNBA star Brittney Griner and Michigan corporate security executive Paul Whelan, both of whom remain jailed in Russia, White House … Read more

Phoenix Mercury Star Brittney Griner Gets Nine Years on Drug Charges

Brittney Griner was stone-faced inside her tiny cell on Thursday as she learned how long she’ll be under the Kremlin’s lock and key if American and Russian diplomats can’t broker a deal for her release. A Russian judge sentenced Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, to nine years in prison, capping a month-long trial that … Read more

Paul Whelan’s Brother Applauds The Biden Administration’s Proposed Prisoner Exchange With Russia – Tampa Bay Now

WASHINGTON, DC. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The brother of Paul Whelan, an American who has been held by Russia for alleged espionage since 2018, on Thursday applauded a proposed prisoner swap made by the Biden administration, saying it’s a “very positive” step towards securing his sibling’s release. “It’s very positive. This is … Read more

Trevor Reed speaks out to ABC News on how he survived nearly 3 years in a Russian prison

SAN ANTONIO, Texas – When the war in Ukraine broke out in February, Trevor Reed said he believed it meant he likely would never come home. The American former Marine by that time had been imprisoned in Russia for nearly three years, held hostage after being convicted on trumped up charges. For 985 days, Reed … Read more

US House calls on Russia to release Novi resident Paul Whelan | Politics & Elections | Detroit

click to enlarge Photo courtesy of the Whelan family via AP Michigan resident Paul Whelan is being detained in Moscow for alleged espionage. The US House unanimously passed a resolution Wednesday calling on Russia to release Paul Whelan, a Novi resident who has been locked up since December 2018 on espionage charges. Whelan, a former … Read more