August 8, 2022
World

Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison

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A Russian court found WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of deliberately smuggling drugs into the country and sentenced her to nine years in prison. President Biden denounced the verdict. Attention now turns to the possibility of a high-stakes prisoner swap between the U.S. and Russia. Nancy Cordes has the details.