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Moscow appeals court upholds Brittney Griner’s 9-year sentence : NPR
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Moscow appeals court upholds Brittney Griner’s 9-year sentence : NPR

A Moscow appeals court upheld American basketball player Brittney Griner’s 9-year sentence on drug smuggling charges. JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: It’s not the outcome that Brittney Griner or her family and supporters were hoping for today in Moscow. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: (Speaking Russian). SUMMERS: An appeals court upheld Griner’s nine-year sentence on drug...

U.S. basketball star Griner’s 9-year drug sentence upheld in Russia
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U.S. basketball star Griner’s 9-year drug sentence upheld in Russia

Court upholds jail term for narcotics possession and smuggling WNBA star arrested with vape cartridges containing cannabis oil Lawyers argued verdict was out of line with Russian practice Griner restates apology, says sentence too harsh This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. KRASNOGORSK, Russia, Oct...

Russian Court Upholds Brittney Griner’s 9-Year Prison Sentence
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Russian Court Upholds Brittney Griner’s 9-Year Prison Sentence

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has upheld the nine-year prison sentence handed to American basketball star Brittney Griner for drug possession, rejecting her appeal. Griner, an eight-time all-star center with the WNBA’s Phoenix Mercury and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was convicted Aug. 4 after police said they found vape canisters containing cannabis oil...

Russian court upholds WNBA star Brittney Griner’s 9-year prison sentence
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Russian court upholds WNBA star Brittney Griner’s 9-year prison sentence

A Russian court on Tuesday upheld American basketball star Brittney Griner‘s nine-year prison sentence for drug possession, rejecting her appeal in a session where she appeared via video call from a penal colony outside Moscow. Griner can still appeal to a higher court, but her lawyers have yet to confirm whether they will take the...

Russian court denies Brittney Griner’s appeal of 9-year prison sentence
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Russian court denies Brittney Griner’s appeal of 9-year prison sentence

A Russian court on Tuesday denied WNBA star Brittney Griner’s appeal and upheld her nine-year prison sentence on drug charges. Griner, 32, looked despondent as she appeared at the hearing in the Moscow Regional Court via video conference from the detention center where she has been held since her arrest in February. The athlete is now...

Brittney Griner will appeal her prison sentence in Russia on Tuesday : NPR
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Brittney Griner will appeal her prison sentence in Russia on Tuesday : NPR

Women’s National Basketball Association player Brittney Griner leaves the courtroom after the verdict in Khimki, outside Moscow, on Aug. 4. A Russian court found Griner guilty of smuggling and storing narcotics. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images Women’s National Basketball Association player Brittney Griner leaves the courtroom...

Trump subpoenaed in Capitol assault probe, ally Bannon gets jail sentence for refusing to testify
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Trump subpoenaed in Capitol assault probe, ally Bannon gets jail sentence for refusing to testify

Issued on: 21/10/2022 – 21:51 Lawmakers probing the 2021 attack on the US Capitol subpoenaed former president Donald Trump Friday to testify on his involvement in the violence, in a major escalation of its sprawling inquiry. Trump’s long-term ally Steve Bannon, meanwhile, was fined and sentenced to four months in prison for contempt of Congress...