Get unlimited access to our best features
Subscribe now

Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison on drug charges

Summary by Ground News
Brittney Griner, a seven-time WNBA All-Star, was found guilty on drug charges in Russia and sentenced to nine years in prison. She has been in Russian custody since being detained in February at Sheremetyevo International Airport. The Russian Federal Customs Service found vape cartridges containing the marijuana concentrate hashish oil in Griner's luggage.
Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison on drug charges
10 days ago·Washington, United States

News Articles

More Filters
All
Left
Center
Right
Times of India

Russian court sentences US basketball star to nine years in jail

Griner will spend a "total of nine years" in a Russian penal colony", judge Anna Sotnikova told the court, adding that the 31-year-old athlete will also have to pay a fine of 1 million rubles ($16,590).

10 days ago·Mumbai, India
Read Full Article
BBC News

Brittney Griner: US basketball star jailed for nine years on drug charges

Brittney Griner, 31, is jailed on drug charges, a verdict President Joe Biden calls "unacceptable".

10 days ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article
Reuters

Griner sentenced to nine years in prison in Russia

A Russian court on Thursday sentenced U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years prison on drugs charges, after finding her guilty of narcotics possession and smuggling for bringing cannabis-infused vape cartridges into Russia.

10 days ago·United Kingdom
Read Full Article
The Guardian

Russian court jails US basketball player Brittney Griner for nine years on drug charges

Griner sentenced and fined 1m roubles in politically charged verdict that could lead to prisoner swap with the US

10 days ago·London, United Kingdom
Read Full Article
CBC News

Basketball star Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison on drug charges

American basketball star Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of drug possession and smuggling in Russian court on Thursday.

10 days ago·Canada
Read Full Article
CTV News

Russian court rules WNBA star Brittney Griner is guilty

A Russian court on Thursday ruled that U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner was guilty of drugs possession and smuggling after she pleaded guilty to bringing cannabis-infused vape cartridges to Russia.

10 days ago·Toronto, Canada
Read Full Article
Think freely.Subscribe and get full access to Ground NewsSubscriptions start at $9.99/yearSubscribe

Bias Distribution

45% of the sources are Center
CNN
HuffPost
Raw Story
Daily Record
RollingStone
Daily Kos
+14
The Guardian
CBC News
The Hindu
CBS Local
Global News
The Independent
+64
BBC News
Reuters
CTV News
NZ Herald
IBTimes
CNBC
+106
Times of India
Washington Times
Independent.ie
The Telegraph
TASS [🇷🇺-affiliated]
National Post
+30
The Star Kuala Lumpur
Washington Examiner
The Daily Caller
Toronto Sun
The Daily Wire
The Epoch Times
+8
The Gateway Pundit
L 35%
C 45%
R 20%
See less detail