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# brittney griner

Last year
2022
# Released
'So good to be home:' Brittney Griner speaks out after release from Russia
She was accused of possessing vape cartridges with a small quantity of cannabis oil and sentenced to nine years in prison.
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US trades basketballer Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer in prisoner swap
The deal procured the release of the most prominent American detained abroad.
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Basketball star Brittney Griner begins serving sentence in Russian penal colony
The US athlete was convicted in August for possessing vape cartridges with a small quantity of cannabis oil.
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US basketball star moved to penal colony following nine-year sentence for drug possession
A Russian court rejected an appeal against Griner’s nine-year sentence for drug possession last month.
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Russian court rejects US basketball player’s appeal on nine year sentence for cannabis oil
Griner was convicted on 4 August after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil in her luggage
# looking ahead
Dennis Rodman planning Russia trip - reports
The former player is seeking the release of imprisoned WNBA player Brittney Griner.
# Basketball
Russia is 'ready' to discuss US prisoner exchange - a day after basketball star sentencing
Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February after she was found carrying vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her luggage.
# Reaction
'Unjustified' Brittney Griner verdict sparks renewed calls for US action
A Russian court jailed the basketball star for nine years today over drug smuggling.
# Verdict
Russian court jails US basketball star for 9 years over drug smuggling
Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February.
# Russia
Basketball star Brittney Griner back in Russian court on cannabis charge
If convicted, the two-time Olympic gold medalist could face 10 years in prison.
# Moscow
US basketball star Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug possession in Russia
Griner was detained in February at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport.
# Court
US basketball star Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia
Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February.
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Trial of US basketball star Brittney Griner opens in Russia
The two-time Olympic gold medallist is facing up to 10 years in prison for large-scale transportation of drugs.
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Russia extends drug detention of US basketball star Griner
Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February.
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US basketball star being wrongfully detained in Russia, say US officials
Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February.
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# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.