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U.S. basketball player Griner pleads guilty to drugs charges in Russian court

Summary by Ground News
Griner was arrested in February at a Moscow airport after Russian officials say they found cannabis oil in her luggage. The basketball star, who plays in Russia during the WNBA's offseason, has been held since then on drug smuggling charges. The US State Department has classified Griner as wrongfully detained.
Published 7 months ago · Washington, United States

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Brittney Griner pleads guilty to Russian drugs charge

The US basketball player admits the charges in a Russian court but denies any intent to break the law.

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U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russian court

U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner has pleaded guilty in a Russian court to drug charges that could see the WNBA star face 10 years in prison.

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‘I’d like to plead guilty, your honour. But there was no intent. I didn’t want to break the law’

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