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Update Russian court jails US basketball star for nine years over drug smuggling

Russian court jails US basketball star for nine years over drug smuggling

  • Judge Anna Sotnikova sentenced Griner, 31, to nine years in prison and said she would also have to pay a fine of one million rubles ($16,590)
  • US President Joe Biden immediately released a statement, calling the Russian court’s sentencing of Griner “unacceptable”
By AFP ·