U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison on drug charges

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

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18 comments

keith mcguigan August 4, 2022 - 11:55 PM

Tough laws, but it’s their country.

Cromdaleblvd August 4, 2022 - 11:56 PM

well she wasnt ever proud to be an american…. guess you can be a russian for 9 years now!!!!

валерий гольштейн August 4, 2022 - 11:56 PM

Our prisons are not too bad now😅 You can even survive there if you're strong😎

Cromdaleblvd August 4, 2022 - 11:57 PM

holy she sounds like a dude

Crazy Ralph August 4, 2022 - 11:57 PM

Buh bye!

Ray Morin August 4, 2022 - 11:57 PM

Should of known better who takes drugs to Russia unless you want to go to jail😒

Judge1982 August 4, 2022 - 11:58 PM

hahahahahahahahaha Good Riddance!!!

Drones Toronto August 4, 2022 - 11:59 PM

Expected results as expected and she should have known better.

Talon David August 4, 2022 - 11:59 PM

leave it there and set an example for others

Johanna Holmgren August 5, 2022 - 12:01 AM

Found HIM guilty. Griner's a man.

Renaud Villacis August 5, 2022 - 12:01 AM

Yessss!!!

Piper August 5, 2022 - 12:02 AM

oh no! so anyways…

Mike Jones August 5, 2022 - 12:02 AM

Lol. Russian killer for American doper lol.

Geoff Bridges August 5, 2022 - 12:03 AM

OH NO!!!

Anyway.

Chris Hanson August 5, 2022 - 12:03 AM

AWESOME! Justice at last.

Liquid Snake August 5, 2022 - 12:04 AM

Hahahaah good for Britney 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 🇷🇺 💪

Heinz 57 August 5, 2022 - 12:04 AM

hahahahahahahahahahahahaha

Max Power August 5, 2022 - 12:04 AM

This young man had a bright future ahead of him and it’s all gone thanks to drugs smh