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The United States asked Russia for information about the whereabouts of Greiner

WASHINGTON, Nov 10 The US has requested location information from Russia American basketball player Brittney Griner and made it clear that they were counting on providing her with decent conditions of detention, said State Department spokesman Ned Price. punishment.

“We have sent a formal appeal asking for more information about her whereabouts and clarifying our expectations regarding the conditions of her detention, that they will be sufficient and as favorable as possible,” Price said at a briefing.

The US administration says it has handed over to the Russian authorities a “serious” offer for a prisoner exchange, but has not received consent to it. The deal, as conceived by Washington, should lead to the return to their homeland of Greiner and Paul Whelan, who is serving a 16-year sentence for espionage.
The American authorities do not specify what is being offered to Russia in return. According to media reports, it is about the release of businessman Viktor Bout, who was convicted in the United States for preparing a conspiracy to kill Americans and material support for terrorism. The Russian insists on his innocence. The Kremlin, according to media reports, allegedly requested another compatriot in order to conduct an exchange according to the “two for two” parity formula.

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