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Putin says Russia is in dialogue with the U.S. on exchanging jailed Americans Gershkovich and Whelan

Posted on AllSides December 14th, 2023
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Russia, Vladimir Putin, Evan Gershkovich
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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday Moscow is in dialogue with with the United States on the issue of bringing home jailed Americans Paul Whelan and Evan Gershkovich and the Kremlin hopes to “find a solution,” even though “it’s not easy.”

Putin spoke about Whelan and Gershkovich during his year-end press conference in response to a question about a recent offer the Biden administration made to secure the two men’s release. The U.S. State Department reported it earlier this month, without offering details, and said Russia rejected it.

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