Biden called the detention of Brittney Griner in Russia “unbearable”

US President Joe Biden told wife Brittney Greener he is working to get the WNBA basketball star out of Russia as soon as possible, calling her detention on drug charges “unbearable” during a phone call Wednesday.

Griner, who played in the off-season for the Russian club, was detained at the Moscow airport on February 21. March 17, when cannabis oil cartridges were allegedly found during a search of her luggage.

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