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WNBA player Brittney Griner, who was detained at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and later charged with illegal possession of cannabis, holds a picture of her team as she stands inside a defendants' cage before a court hearing in Khimki, outside Moscow, on Aug. 4.
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"Moments ago I spoke to Brittney Griner. She is safe. She is on a plane. She is on her way home," President Biden wrote on Twitter.