Russian court has rejected an appeal by Brittney Griner

The appeal is against her nine-year jail term for drug charges

Griner, was convicted of smuggling and possessing cannabis oil 

Lawyer, Alexander Boykov, expressed hope for prisoner exchange

Kremlin raised the possibility of a prisoner swap with Victor Bout, arms trafficker 

President Biden is in constant contact with Russia to get back  Griner

Ned Price, a spokesman for the US Department of State,  discussed a proposal to Russia 

White House called the legal proceedings for Griner's case

Griner expects adjustment in sentence due to stress and traumatic 

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