Brittney Griner receives 9-year sentence in Russia

The World

In Moscow on Thursday, WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in prison on drug charges. Griner was detained at the airport in Moscow back in February, after security found vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her luggage. Last month, Griner pleaded guilty to possessing the drugs, but said she packed them by mistake. The US government called Griner’s sentence "a miscarriage of justice." The World's Daniel Ofman reports.

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