Kremlin breaks silence on Brittney Griner prisoner swap talks after 9-year prison sentence upheld

Brittney Griner's appeal to a nine-year prison sentence has been rejected in Russia

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and so she's now going to a penal colony where she'll have to serve her sentence

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if the United States failed to take him out

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Hopes haven't been lost about his release as prisoner swap talks continue between Russia

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Following Griner's prison sentence last August, Russia said they were open to prisoner exchange consideration

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Russian court rejects Brittany Griner's appeal to a 9-year prison sentence

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NBA commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday they are doing everything they can

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Kremlin breaks silence on Brittany Griner prisoner swap talks after upholding 9-year prison sentence

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So Griner's prison time and condition inside the prison are of more concern.

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Unfortunately, fans, athletes and everyone else can only raise awareness

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The sports world reacts to the tragic news about Brittney Griner