WNBA star Brittney Griner’s detention in Russia extended until May 19, Russian state news reports

Posted on AllSides March 17th, 2022
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A Russian court heading the investigation into Brittney Griner’s drug charge extended the American basketball star’s detention until May 19, according to a report by Russian state news agency TASS. With no indication whether she could be released then, the latest news means Griner, 31, will have spent more than three months, at least, in Russian custody.

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