Brittney Griner: US urges Russia to release jailed basketball star

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US President Joe Biden called on Russia to free Brittney Griner, after the 31-year-old was sentenced to nine years in prison for bringing cannabis oil into the country.

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Ted Cruz 2024 August 6, 2022 - 12:29 AM

Don’t release her Russia we don’t want her she’s a traitor to the USA

Deirdre Helena Wells-Dziadkowiec August 6, 2022 - 12:31 AM

🤬🤬🤬🤬

Conor Waters August 6, 2022 - 12:42 AM

You break the law you pay the price.

Hybrid InfoDesk August 6, 2022 - 12:46 AM

The face of their confused sex agenda. This thing is no woman. No breast and a man's voice stop call it anything but it. Lock all these things in cages.

D T August 6, 2022 - 12:47 AM

This is getting annoying, it broke the law of another country and there. Let blm get it out.

Bronana Rival August 6, 2022 - 12:48 AM

She's a drug dealer not a NBA player, punish her

Legado August 6, 2022 - 12:50 AM

Yeah not gonna happen. Have fun in jail

luv2travel2000 August 6, 2022 - 12:56 AM

She did this to herself. Sorry, but no one forced her to bring illegal drugs into another country.

Annabelle Lee August 6, 2022 - 12:57 AM

Don't do the crime if you can't do the time. Biden is angry because Russia won't back down and obey Biden's orders to release the drug smuggler.

Joss Bomound August 6, 2022 - 12:58 AM

Meanwhile, Musk suggested that all drug convicts be released from U.S. prisons. Why not?

Daniel N August 6, 2022 - 12:58 AM

Biden-president firmly believes that all US citizens are above any non-US law.

ANDREI GROMYKO August 6, 2022 - 1:02 AM

The whole period of 30 years of the country’s independence Kulibayev family robbed businesses, people. They were part of so called mighty Nazarbayev clan and this has to end. Only developed countries like yours are able to help to balance the justice in regards of this family. This process has already started. Even the latest movie about Nursultan Nazarbayev called Golden man produced by Oliver Stone tells the world the truth. Nazarbayev in his interview said himself that he shot peacefu civilians during events in Zhana Ozen in 2011. He admitted it himself. Crimes like this are against all legal and human rights. The small group of people has stolen all from the people and ruined the economy. Now the country is surviving. All because of bunch of criminals including Timur Kulibayev, Dinara Kulibayeva, Bolat Nazarbayev, Umut
Shayakhmerova, Raushan Sagdiyeva. Howcome all of these crimes are unnoticed by the world leaders like you?!

Jim Miller August 6, 2022 - 1:13 AM

🤣🤣🤣🤣😂

The Ranting Hermit August 6, 2022 - 1:16 AM

If i bring Dope into the USA,would they just let me go???This woman just is stupid and did it to herself

ANDREI GROMYKO August 6, 2022 - 1:20 AM

it is very difficult for the people of Kazakhstan. ordinary people cannot buy food, the average salary is 300 dollars, although Kazakhstan is a rich country in natural resources, the periodic table. Nazarbayev and Kulibayev and daughters and his family by criminal means. took away business from businessmen plundered the state. look at how many planes Kulibayev has a whole fleet of aircraft, moreover, how many castles and we don’t know how many enterprises he has abroad. so one more piece of news, Nazarbayev himself has a fund. the amount of the fund is 8 billion dollars. they robbed the whole of Kazakhstan, we ask you the government and the countries to block the accounts of Nazarbayev and his family and impose sanctions on this family, I personally suffered from them, they took away my business, we ask all the rulers of the world to block the accounts of Kulibayev Timur and Nazarbayev and the family of the Magnitsky list and sanctions

Noah Baker-kang August 6, 2022 - 1:22 AM

She broke the law in a country hostile to the US, and there’s other Americans who have been jailed for years. She shouldn’t get special treatment.

Jairo Herrera August 6, 2022 - 1:29 AM

No, she can stay her behind in bars. That's why she went over there to live the russian dream.

ynderulets tyalikanky August 6, 2022 - 1:45 AM

Let's swap her to Assange

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PJ August 6, 2022 - 3:12 AM

More blatant spam posting.

Sun Shine August 6, 2022 - 3:15 AM

Viktor Bout

4ksandknives August 6, 2022 - 3:19 AM

Tiniest violin in the world playing…

Captain Win August 6, 2022 - 4:26 AM

"Our people should be allowed to break the law anywhere in the world with impunity". Maybe tell the US President to send Anne Sacoolas over to the UK to face trial for killing Harry Dunn. Biden refused to allow her extradition.

Abraham Linkin Park August 6, 2022 - 4:48 AM

Don’t effin dare. She smuggled drugs to a foreign country and she gets a pass??? How is that fair? You put teens in jail over a joint

Emm Yo August 6, 2022 - 5:03 AM

Why? She's not a political prisoner. She knew NOT TO BRING DRUGS INTO A DICTATOR NATION! It's Russia for heaven sake. She knew the laws and chose to break them.