Brittney Griner is Free, But Another American Remains Locked Up in Russia for Pot
Sixty-one-year-old Marc Fogel was arrested in Russia last year after authorities found medical cannabis in his possession.
December 13, 2022
Griner Denied Appeal, Drug Conviction Upheld by Russian Court
The WNBA star Brittney Griner will begin serving her nine-year prison sentence.
October 25, 2022
From the Archives: Hash in the U.S.S.R. (1974)
"Like Stalin, the hashish came from the Caucasus Mountains in Georgia—and it was just as powerful.”
September 4, 2022
Dennis Rodman Proposes To Negotiate Russia Brittney Griner Release
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman wants to test his powers of persuasion in Moscow.
August 23, 2022
Brittney Griner Appeals Conviction in Russian Drug Case
The WNBA star Brittney Griner was found guilty earlier this month.
August 16, 2022
Biden: U.S. To ‘Pursue Every Possible Avenue’ To Bring Griner Home
President Biden called Russia’s detention of the WNBA star ‘unacceptable.’
August 8, 2022
Another American Caught With Weed in Russia Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison
Russia will lock up a U.S. citizen for 14 years in prison for half an ounce of pot.
July 29, 2022
Brittney Griner Pleads Guilty to Pot Charges in Russia
WNBA star center Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to cannabis possession charges in a Russian court on Thursday, subjecting herself to a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
July 8, 2022
Brittney Griner Goes to Trial in Moscow Court Over Drug Charges
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been in Russian custody since February.
July 1, 2022
U.S. English Teacher Sentenced to 14 Years in Russia for Pot ‘Smuggling’
Another foreign traveler in possession of cannabis, U.S. Embassy diplomat Marc Fogel, has been sentenced to prison time in Russia.
June 20, 2022