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Russian court finds Brittney Griner guilty

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U.S. Olympic basketball gold medalist Brittney Griner has been sentenced to nine years in a penal colony in Russia. Griner plead guilty to drug charges last month after being accused by Russian prosecutors of trying to smuggle less than a gram of cannabis oil in her luggage.

Here & Now's host Robin Young speaks with Washington Post contributor Mary Ilyushina about Griner's sentence.

This segment aired on August 4, 2022.

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