Russian officials respond to US offer for Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan: 'No agreements have been finalized'

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By Paulina Dedaj
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Picture Courtesy: Fox News

Russian officials on Thursday responded to reports from the Biden administration that a "substantial proposal" was offered to bring home WNBA player Brittney Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, claiming that no deal has been finalized. 

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said during a press conference on Wednesday that the Biden administration made the proposal weeks ago, but made no mention of a deal including Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer known as the "Merchant of Death," who several reports named as being a part of a potential prisoner swap. 

Publish : 2022-07-29 08:28:00

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