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What's next for Brittney Griner after 9-year prison sentence in Russia?

Russia said Friday it was "ready to discuss" a prisoner swap with Washington at the presidential level, a day after the drug conviction of WNBA star Brittney Griner. The White House has urged Russia to accept its offer of a deal for the release of Griner and former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan, who was sentenced to 16 years in prison on espionage charges. Here's what to expect next.

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    Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison after conviction on drug charges

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