American jailed almost a year in Russian prison sounds off

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WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner on a TV screen is seen through a video camera viewer as she waits to appear in a video link provided by the Russian Federal Penitentiary Service, in a courtroom prior to a hearing at the Moscow Regional Court in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022.A Russian court has started hearing American basketball star Brittney Griner’s appeal against her nine-year prison sentence for drug possession. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

(NewsNation) — Sarah Krivanek, an American who was detained over a domestic violence dispute, was deported from Russia on the same day that athlete Brittany Griner was flown back to the United States. She appeared on “NewsNation Prime” to describe her experience behind bars in Russia.

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