In this article, you will get all the information regarding WNBA star Brittney Griner was jailed for 9 years in Russia for drug smuggling. Is America not the superpower anymore?
Russian hero Vladimir Putin has made it clear that the US will not run the world anymore.
A Russian court has sentenced Brittney Griner and she will have to face time in Russia.
The court has sentenced her to 9 years and Joe Biden claims he won’t accept it. if he is unable to take her out of Russia it will be considered that Putin has the upper hand over Biden.
The judge “found the defendant guilty” of smuggling and possessing “a significant amount of narcotics” Judge Anno Sotnikova made it clear in the court.
Sotnovika sent Brittney Griner 9 years in jail and she has to pay a one million ruble fine. Joe Biden’s office has given a statement that it won’t be acceptable. In Ukraine, Russia matters the US could not gather the courage to fight Russia. The US is getting consistently embarrassed since They ran away from Afghanistan. middle east kings did not pick up Biden’s call and then Biden was insulted by the Saudi crown prince at a press conference where Biden was present. They are also about to deal in Rebels.
Joe Biden made a statement about Brittney Griner:
“Russia is wrongfully detaining Brittney. It’s unacceptable and I call on Russia to release her immediately so she can be with her wife, loved ones, friends, and teammates,” Biden’s office made a statement.
The US president reconfirmed “work tirelessly and pursue every possible avenue” to repatriate Griner.
the trial was hastily executed since Russia and US were negotiating prisoner exchange conditions.
The six feet 9 player was arrested at the Moscow airport with cannabis oil.
The arrest took place just days before Russia invaded Ukraine.
Prosecutors wanted to see Brittney Griner in jail for 9 and half years. the judge gave her a sentence of 9 years.
“I made an honest mistake and I hope that your ruling doesn’t end my life here,” Griner politely said
“I want the court to understand it was an honest mistake that I made while rushing, under stress, trying to recover from post-Covid, and just trying to get back to my team.”
Brittney Griner was given marijuana by her doctor:
Griner said she did not intend to sell it in Russia or break Russian laws. seems she is paying the price of being crushed between a former superpower and a current superpower.
Griner had a back injury and she was prescribed cannabis by her doctor. the defense team will file a review.
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WNBA star Brittney Griner was jailed for 9 years in Russia for drug smuggling. Is America not the superpower anymore?
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