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WNBA Star Brittney Griner Detained in Russia

WNBA Star Brittney Griner Detained in Russia

American Female Basketball star, Brittney Griner, was arrested in Russia last month at Sheremetyevo International Airport under the accusation of illegally bringing drugs into the country. The Russian Federal Custom Services released the video of a traveler going through airport security captioning that airport officials had detained a basketball player for finding hashish oil in her luggage after a service dog reacted to the presence of drugs. The official Customs video caption read “Customs officers found drugs in the two-time Olympic basketball champion in the U.S. team. In February 2022, an athlete who flew to Moscow from New York went through the green corridor.

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