WNBA player Brittney Griner released from Russian prison

WNBA player Brittney Griner
WNBA player Brittney Griner

According to US President Joe Biden, WNBA star Brittney Griner has been released from Russian custody.

Griner was freed after being datinend on February 17 in a prisoner swap involving Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout.

“She’s safe, she’s on a plane, she’s on her way home,” Biden said at the White House Thursday morning. The WNBA player, who was convicted in Russia for having drug paraphernalia, is expected to land in San Antonio, Texas.

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