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Russia says it is ready to discuss prisoner swap with U.S.

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Russia says it is ready to discuss prisoner swaps with the U.S. through an existing diplomatic channel. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said President Vladimir Putin and his U.K. counterpart Joe Biden had previously agreed on a diplomatic channel that should be used to discuss such matters. A Russian court sentenced basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison for a drugs offence.
Russia says it is ready to discuss prisoner swap with U.S.
9 days ago·Washington, United States

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After Griner gets jail, Russia ready to discuss swap with U.S.

Russia said on Friday it was ready to discuss a prisoner swap with the United States in private, a day after a Russian court jailed U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for nine years for a drugs offence.

9 days ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Russia ‘ready to discuss’ prisoner swap but will resist pressure to free Brittney Griner

After Griner received nine-year prison sentence on drug charges, Sergei Lavrov warns Russia won’t tolerate ‘megaphone diplomacy’

9 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Kremlin insists discussions around possible Griner swap be held without publicity

The Kremlin said Friday that it's open to talking about a possible prisoner exchange involving American basketball star Brittney Griner but strongly warned Washington against publicizing the issue.

9 days ago·Canada
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CTV News

Kremlin says Griner swap must be discussed without publicity

The Kremlin said Friday that it's open to talking about a possible prisoner exchange involving American basketball star Brittney Griner but strongly warned Washington against publicizing the issue.

9 days ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Hindu

Russia’s Kremlin says Brittney Griner swap must be discussed without publicity

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U. S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken were both in Cambodia on August 5 for a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

9 days ago·India
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CBS Local

Lavrov Says Russia Is Ready To Discuss Prisoner Swap With US After Griner Conviction

RUSSIA. (CW44 News At 10 | CNN) — The US and Russia have indicated they are ready to hold talks over a prisoner swap, a day after basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted of drug smuggling and sentenced to nine years in prison for carrying less than a gram of cannabis oil through a Moscow airport.Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters in Cambodia that the Kremlin is “ready to discuss this topic, but within the framework of t…

8 days ago·United States
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