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Bi-partisan News Conference on Americans Detained in Russian Prisons

Rep. Jodey Arrington, R-Texas, shakes hands with Elizabeth Whelan, sister of Paul Whelan, during a news conference calling for the release of her brother who has been detained in Russian since 2018 and whose reasons for confinement are unknown. Congressional members are also calling for the release of Trevor Reed, a former U.S. Marine, who has been detained since 2019 and was sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison at the US Capitol in Washington, DC., on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI.