Russia’s sentencing of an American citizen, basketball player Brittney Griner, who was found guilty of drug smuggling and possession, provoked the White House to make a new statement. As reported on August 6 RIA “News “, for the sake of her release, the United States is ready for “extraordinary” measures.
According to a White House official Karine Jean-Pierrea “substantial” proposal was made to the Russian authorities, and the US administration is determined to continue the intergovernmental discussion of the problem of prisoners.
Jean-Pierre was optimistic about the prospects for dialogue.
“If you look at Trevor Reed, how we brought Trevor Reed home, we can do it.”– she said.
As reported IA REGNUMBrittney Greiner February 17…