Brittney Griner Released From Russian Prison

The WNBA star has been detained in Russia since February on charges for possession of drugs.

Breaking news today as Brittney Griner has been released from a Russian prison.

We’ve been following Griner’s story for sometime now. The last update we announced was that she had been transferred to the Russian prison to begin serving her original 9-year sentence.

The WNBA star has been detained in Russia since February on charges for possession of drugs.

Her release comes after Russia agreed to a prisoner swap between her and a Russian arms dealer that was detained by the U.S.