Biden Holds First In-Person Meetings With Families Of Americans Detained In Russia

President Biden tried to reassure the families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan that their cases are still “front of mind.” After the secretary of state proposed trading convicted Russian arms dealer Victor Bout for Griner and Whelan, the U.S. says there has been “no serious counter offer.” Two U.S. officials tell NBC News the Russians want another Russian to be traded in addition to Bout.
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