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It’s unacceptable, says Biden as Russia sentences Griner to 9 years in jail

Defence lawyers say they will appeal, while the US has made Russia a prisoner swap offer

04 August 2022 - 21:10 By Reuters

A Russian court sentenced US basketball star Brittney Griner to nine years in prison on Thursday after finding her guilty of deliberately bringing cannabis-infused vape cartridges into Russia, a ruling US president Joe Biden called “unacceptable”...

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