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U.S. Offers to Swap Russian Arms Dealer for Griner and Whelan!
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U.S. Offers to Swap Russian Arms Dealer for Griner and Whelan!

For the first time in months, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken indicated he will engage with his Russian counterpart about a "substantive plan" to release the Americans.According to a person familiar with the talks, the Biden administration has proposed releasing the jailed Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout in exchange for the release of Brittney Griner and Paul N. Whelan, two Americans who the State Department claims were wrongfully detained and are currently being held in prison in Russia.In his first contact with his Russian colleague since Russia's invasion of Ukraine five months ago, Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken stated on Wednesday that the United States had "placed a meaningful proposition on the table" and that he would shortly advocate for the Americans' retu...