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Brittney Griner’s legal team has appealed her nine-year sentence for smuggling drugs into Russia, including discussions of a potential prisoner swap. 293 Views Brittney Griner’s legal team filed an appeal against  Griner’s sentencing to nine years in prison for smuggling drugs into Russia.   Griner’s lawyer informed CNN of this development on Monday. This comes after…

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WNBA star Brittney Griner is being sentenced to 9 years in prison after being found guilty of drug charges in a Russian court.  Griner, 31 pled guilty to drug charges and has been jailed in Russia since February after authorities there claim they found a vape cartridge with under a gram of cannabis oil in…

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Boosie Badazz ranted on Instagram after a judge sentenced WNBA star Brittney Griner to nine years in a Russian prison on Thursday (August 4). Griner was arrested for allegedly bringing illegal drugs into Russia in February. Russian authorities accused her of having vape cartridges containing hashish oil. She pleaded guilty in July. Boosie demanded action…

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Brittney Griner fans react on social media after hearing news about the WNBA basketball star’s overseas prison sentence. 220 Views According to reports, WNBA player Brittney Griner has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of drug possession in Russia. Griner was also ordered to pay over $16,000 in fines by…

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Brittney Griner gave a key statement in her trial just ahead of the verdict in her drug case being handed down later today. The Phoenix Mercury star pleaded for leniency in her closing statement. “I want to say again that I had no intent on breaking any Russian laws. I had no intent. I did…

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There could be high hopes for the release of Brittney Griner. The Biden Administration Office has provided an offer in exchange for Griner’s release. 161 Views According to CNN, President Biden’s administration presented an offer to release convicted Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout.  Bout is currently serving a 25-year sentence in a US prison.  In…

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Brittney Griner might be coming back to the United States soon. The WNBA star was arrested in February after she was caught with vape cartridges with hash oil in her luggage at the Sheremetyevo International Airport. Since then, her story has been shared across the news and social media and many have pleaded for her release. According…

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The Biden administration has offered Russia an offer to bring home American citizens Britney Griner and Paul Whelan. According to CNN, the Biden Administration offered convicted Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout in exchange. Bout is currently serving a 25-year US prison sentence. The proposed deal has been discussed since earlier this year. Biden’s approval overpowers…

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Last night, Women’s National Basketball Players Association Executive Director, Terri Jackson was interviewed on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Jackson spoke to Trevor about Brittney Griner, who has been detained in Russia for five months.  The Phoenix Mercury star entered a guilty plea over a week ago while saying she “didn’t want…

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Earlier today, two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges in a Russian court close to Moscow. 189 Views The two-time US Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittney Griner has pleaded guilty to drug charges in a Russian court. Griner’s lawyers confirmed this to CNN on Thursday.  Griner faces up to…

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Brittney Griner made an earnest appeal to President Joe Biden in a letter passed on to the White House through her representatives, as reported by the Associated Press. 264 Views The letter written by Griner stated that she feared she might never return home and asked President Biden to not “forget about me and the…

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Basketball star Brittney Griner penned an open letter to President Joe Biden. Within the message, Griner states “I’m terrified I might be here forever.” Griner spoke for herself and fellow detainees, requesting President Biden does whatever he can “to bring us home.” “On the 4th of July, our family normally honors the service of those…

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Brittney Griner’s trial is officially set to start on Friday. According to ESPN, Griner has been ordered to remain in custody for the entirety of her trial. Griner was arrested four months ago for alleged cannabis possession. Griner is facing up to 10 years in prison if she is convicted on the charge of large-scale…

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Brittney Griner’s trial is officially set to start on Friday. According to ESPN, Griner has been ordered to remain in custody for the entirety of her trial. Griner was arrested four months ago for alleged cannabis possession. Griner is facing up to 10 years in prison if she is convicted on the charge of large-scale…

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WNBA star Brittney Griner is seeing her detention in Russian custody extended through at least July 2.  The Phoenix Mercury center was taken into custody in Moscow in February after allegedly having hashish oil vape cartridges in her luggage, which is illegal in Russia.   Russian prosecutors had an investigation period that expired on May 19.…

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