Russian Prosecutors Seek 9.5-Year Sentence for US Basketball Star Griner

Russian prosecutors have asked for US basketball star Brittney Griner to be sentenced to 9.5 years in a penal colony, the state-run TASS news agency reported from the courtroom Thursday as the high-profile trial nears its end. The two-time Olympic champion was arrested on drug smuggling charges on Feb. 17 after officers found cannabis vape …

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