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Russian court finds US basketball star Griner guilty of drug smuggling

A Russian court finds US basketball star Brittney Griner guilty of smuggling and storing narcotics after prosecutors requested a sentence of nine and a half years in jail for the athlete.

The court “found the defendant guilty” of smuggling and possessing “a significant amount of narcotics,” judge Anna Sotnikova tells a court in the town of Khimki just outside Moscow.

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