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Brittney Griner's lawyers appeal Russian prison sentence

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

MOSCOW - Lawyers for American basketball star Brittney Griner on Monday filed an appeal against her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession, Russian news agencies reported Monday.
Griner, a center for the Phoenix Mercury and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was convicted on Aug. 4. She was arrested in February at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport after vape canisters containing cannabis oil were found in her luggage.
Griner played for a women's basketball team in Yekaterinburg during the WNBA offseason.
Lawyer Maria Blagovolina was quoted by Russian news agencies on Monday as...
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Lawyers appeal WNBA star Brittney Griner's Russian prison sentence

Lawyers appeal WNBA star Brittney Griner's Russian prison sentence

1 month ago   |   By KETV

Lawyers for Griner on Monday filed an appeal against her nine-year Russian prison sentence for drug possession.
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Lawyers confirm development in Griner case

Lawyers confirm development in Griner case

1 month ago   |   By RT

The US women's basketball star was jailed for nine years in Russia earlier this month
Brittney Griner has launched a formal appeal against her nine-year Russian prison sentence on drugs charges, lawyers for the US women's basketball star have confirmed.
Griner was sentenced earlier this month after being found with banned hashish vape oil cartridges in her luggage at Sheremetyevo Airport just outside Moscow back in February. Griner was also fined 1 million rubles by Khimki City Court as part of the case.
Lawyer Maria Blagovolina, who is part of the 31-year-old's defense team, confirmed on...
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Lawyers for basketball star Brittney Griner appeal her Russian prison sentence

Lawyers for basketball star Brittney Griner appeal her Russian prison sentence

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Griner's attorney was quoted by Russian news agencies on Monday as saying the appeal was filed, but the grounds of the appeal were not immediately clear. (Image credit: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP)
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