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Biden to meet families to discuss Russia imprisonment of Griner, Whelan: White House

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President Joe Biden will meet Friday with family members of basketball star Brittney Griner and fellow US citizen Paul Whelan, who have been imprisoned in Russia, the White House said.

“He wanted to let them know that they remain front of mind and that his team is working on this every day,” Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters, cautioning that “unfortunately” there was no good news to give relatives on efforts to secure releases.

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