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Trial for WNBA star Brittney Griner in Russia to begin July 1

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Griner could face 10 years in prison if convicted on charges of large-scale transportation of drugs. Fewer than 1% of defendants in Russian criminal cases are acquitted. Her detention and trial come at an extraordinarily low point in Moscow-Washington relations. Her supporters have encouraged a prisoner swap like the one in April.
Published 7 months ago · Washington, United States

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US star Griner to stand trial on drug charges

American basketball star Brittney Griner is scheduled to stand trial in Russia on Friday on charges of illegal cannabis possession.

7 months ago·United Kingdom
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Brittney Griner trial date set in Russian system with 1% acquittal rate

Basketball star accused of bringing drugs into RussiaSpeculation Olympic champion could be part of prisoner swapMore than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, a Russian court has set the start date of the criminal trial of US basketball star Brittney Griner for 1 July.The Phoenix Mercury star was also ordered to remain in custody for the duration of her criminal trial. She could spend 10 years in prison…

7 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner appears in Russian court

More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, a Russian court has set the start date of the criminal trial of U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for July 1.

7 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner appears in Russian court before July 1 trial

Shackled and looking wary, WNBA star Brittney Griner was ordered to stand trial Friday by a court near Moscow on cannabis possession charges, about 4 1/2 months after her arrest at an airport while returning to play for a Russian team.

7 months ago·Canada
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US basketball star Griner due in Russian court

More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, American basketball star Brittney Griner is to appear in court Monday for a preliminary hearing ahead of her trial

7 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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WNBA's Brittney Griner goes on trial in Russia

American basketball star Brittney Griner went on trial in Moscow Friday, months after her arrest on charges of possessing cannabis oil while returning to play for a Russian basketball team. (July 1)

7 months ago·United States
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