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Brittney Griner: US basketball star appears in Russian court on drug smuggling charges

Griner, 31, a Phoenix Mercury player who plays in Russia during the WNBA’s off season, was arrested February 17 at a Moscow airport, a week before Russia invaded Ukraine. Griner’s supporters and US officials say she is wrongfully detained and have called for her release as fears mount that she …

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