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Brittney Griner Sentence To 9 Years In Russian Prison

If you’ve been following this story, news broke this morning that WNBA star, Brittney Griner, was officially sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison for inadvertently packing hash oil (marijuana) in her luggage.

President Biden has slammed the ruling, calling the sentence “unacceptable” and has promised to do everything in his power to get Griner home soon.

“I call on Russia to release her immediately so she can be with her wife, loved ones, friends and teammates. My administration will continue to work tirelessly and pursue every possible avenue to bring Brittney and Paul Whelan home safely as soon as possible”, President Biden said in his statement released by the White House today.