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World Affairs: What Brittney Griner’s Detention Can Teach Us About Putin’s War

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

It’s been more than seven months since WNBA star Brittney Griner was first detained in Moscow on reported minor drug charges. Today, she remains in Russian custody … and faces a nine-year sentence that experts say may be politically-motivated. This week, World Affairs shares the stories of two Americans detained abroad — not by rogue terrorist groups but established foreign governments.