US basketball player Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki court outside Moscow on Friday. Photo: Reuters
US basketball player Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki court outside Moscow on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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US basketball star Brittney Griner goes on trial over drug charges in Russia

  • Griner was arrested at a Moscow airport in February after she was found carrying vape cartridges with hashish oil in her luggage
  • The Kremlin denied the case was politically motivated, while Washington said she had been wrongfully detained and should be immediately released

US basketball player Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki court outside Moscow on Friday. Photo: Reuters
US basketball player Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki court outside Moscow on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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