an awful situation
tragic for her to be jailed in Russia for years for a minor offense -- which is legal in the U.S.
and yet, it would make the situation even worse for Americans if her celebrity status leads us to give Russia what they want from us. It leads to more Americans being jailed for exchanges and kidnapped for ransoms around the world
unfortunately, the only functional solution is to not do business with tyrants and try to stay out of their country