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Biden says he’ll meet with parents of Texan Trevor Reed, a Marine veteran detained in Russia

Reed is one of two known Texans in Russian custody. In February, Russian authorities detained WNBA star Brittney Griner, claiming she was in possession of cartridges containing hashish oil in her luggage.

Paula Reed, the mother of former U.S. Marine Trevor Reed, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison, speaks during a news conference outside the U.S Capitol to call for his release on Sept. 16, 2020. U.S Reps. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, right, and Mike Conaway, R-Texas, also attended. Reed was convicted of assaulting a police officer in Moscow, which he denies.

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