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Biden has read WNBA star Brittney’s Griner letter, in which she pleads for help in the middle of detention in Russia, says the White House

Biden has read WNBA star Brittney’s Griner letter, in which she pleads for help in the middle of detention in Russia, says the White House

Brittney Griner’s appeal to President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reactions Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not to “forget me and the other American prisoners.” Griner’s letter was delivered through her representatives to the White House on Monday, and officials say the …

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Biden has read WNBA star Brittney’s Griner letter, in which she pleads for help in the middle of detention in Russia, says the White House

Biden has read WNBA star Brittney’s Griner letter, in which she pleads for help in the middle of detention in Russia, says the White House

Brittney Griner’s appeal to President Joe Biden in a handwritten letter continued to garner reactions Tuesday after the WNBA All-Star acknowledged she feared never returning home and asked Biden not to “forget me and the other American prisoners.” Griner’s letter was delivered through her representatives to the White House on Monday, and officials say the …

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Lavrov plans to hold bilateral meetings with his colleagues from the group of thieves in Indonesia

Lavrov plans to hold bilateral meetings with his colleagues from the group of thieves in Indonesia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to hold bilateral talks with a number of his G20 counterparts during a meeting in Bali, Indonesia.“There will be a series of meetings,” Lavrov told Russian news agency TASS today, Wednesday, during a visit to Vietnam, without specifying which countries he would hold talks with.Tomorrow, Thursday, the meeting of …

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Lavrov plans to hold bilateral meetings with his colleagues from the group of thieves in Indonesia

Lavrov plans to hold bilateral meetings with his colleagues from the group of thieves in Indonesia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov plans to hold bilateral talks with a number of his G20 counterparts during a meeting in Bali, Indonesia.“There will be a series of meetings,” Lavrov told Russian news agency TASS today, Wednesday, during a visit to Vietnam, without specifying which countries he would hold talks with.Tomorrow, Thursday, the meeting of …

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The Norwegian government is in favor of ending an oil and gas strike

The Norwegian government is in favor of ending an oil and gas strike

The Norwegian government said that based on the announced strike figures, it had feared that more than half of the country’s daily gas exports would have been lost before the weekend. Joe Klamar | Afp | Getty pictures European gas prices fell on Wednesday from four-month highs after the Norwegian government intervened to bring an …

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Putin may offer a ceasefire after taking the entire Donbas, analysts say

Putin may offer a ceasefire after taking the entire Donbas, analysts say

With the Luhansk region under Russian control, President Vladimir Putin can now focus on conquering the entire Donbas region of eastern Ukraine before offering a ceasefire, a defense policy analyst told CNBC’s “Capital Connection” on Tuesday. “Putin [may] offer the option of a ceasefire, if only to provide him[self] an opportunity to strengthen the gains …

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NATO allies sign accession protocols for Finland and Sweden in “truly historic moment”

NATO allies sign accession protocols for Finland and Sweden in “truly historic moment”

London NATO’s 30 ambassadors signed accession protocols on Tuesday Sweden and Finland must join the transatlantic military alliance. It was the next step in the process of NATO’s most significant expansion since the mid-1990s and a direct response from the Alliance to Russia’s war against Ukraine. The protocols still need to be ratified by each …

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Brittney Griner writes letter to Biden from Russian prison: “I’m afraid I may be here forever”

Brittney Griner writes letter to Biden from Russian prison: “I’m afraid I may be here forever”

A handwritten letter from Brittney Griner was delivered to the White House Monday morning, according to the Griner family, who provided excerpts to journalists. In his letter, the imprisoned WNBA star begged the president not to forget her, saying that her already deep appreciation of Independence Day has gained new significance this year. “I’m afraid …

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Brittney Griner’s wife criticizes Biden’s ‘discouraging’ silence

Brittney Griner’s wife criticizes Biden’s ‘discouraging’ silence

Britney Griner’s wife said it was “very disappointing” that she still has not heard directly from President Biden, even after the WNBA star – who has fallen ill in a Russian prison – sent a handwritten letter to the president asking him not to “forget” her. Cherelle Griner appeared externally on “CBS Mornings” on Tuesday …

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