Prosecutors asked the court to sentence her to 9 ½ years.
August 4, 2022
Brittney Griner’s trial on charges of bringing vape cartridges into Russia continued on Tuesday with the defense team challenging the evidence against the WNBA champion and Olympic gold medal winner.
August 2, 2022
Brittney Griner said the poor translation left her in the dark during hours of questioning, and was instructed to sign documents without explanation.
July 27, 2022
Brittney Griner, the WNBA star, has been held in a Russian prison since February on drug charges, and faces a 10-year sentence.
July 22, 2022
WNBA star Brittney Griner’s attorneys submitted evidence that she has a recommendation to use medical marijuana as her trial in Russia on cannabis possession charges continues.
July 15, 2022
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 was arrested at a Moscow airport in February for allegedly carrying cannabis vape cartridges.
May 3, 2022
WNBA star Brittney Griner has been arrested in Russia for possessing cannabis vape cartridges amidst the conflict between Ukraine and Russia.
March 7, 2022