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The Independent UK
The Independent UK
Lucy Skoulding

Putin says more prisoner swaps with US ‘possible’


Vladimir Putin has said more US-Russian prisoner exchanges are possible.

The Russian president was speaking a day after Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout was swapped for basketball star and two-time US Olympian Brittney Griner.

Asked whether other prisoners could be swapped, Mr Putin replied that “everything is possible”, noting that “compromises” were found to clear Thursday’s exchange.

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