A Russian court sentenced Brittney Griner to 9 years after finding her guilty of cannabis possession and smuggling — despite her claims that she “made an honest mistake” and her tearful pleas for mercy. For the full article, click here.
Trial for US basketball star begins in Moscow-area court
MOSCOW — American basketball star Brittney Griner appeared in a Moscow-area court for trial Friday, about 4 1/2 months after she was arrested on cannabis possession charges at an airport while traveling to play for a Russian team. For the full article, click here.