During the Cold War, prisoner exchanges would take place at Berlin’s Bridge of Spies. In a flashback moment staged this time in Abu Dhabi, US basketball star Brittney Griner was swapped for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout. The former was stopped on the eve of the war in Ukraine with cannabis resin in her suitcase at Moscow airport; the latter was serving a 25-year sentence in the US for selling arms to rebels and rogue states the world over.
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