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Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia is set to start. Here’s what to expect.

Brittney Griner’s trial in Russia is set to start. Here’s what to expect.

Placeholder while article actions load On the 135th day of Brittney Griner’s detainment in Russia on drug charges, the WNBA star’s trial is expected to begin Friday in a courtroom outside of Moscow. However, rather than the promise of a fair trial and a chance at acquittal, U.S. officials and experts on Russia’s legal system …

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Brittney Griner’s Trial in Russia Is Starting, and Likely to End in a Conviction

Brittney Griner’s Trial in Russia Is Starting, and Likely to End in a Conviction

More than four months after she was first detained, the W.N.B.A. star Brittney Griner is expected to appear in a Russian courtroom on Friday for the start of a trial on drug charges that legal experts said was all but certain to end in a conviction despite the clamor in the United States for her …

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Brittney Griner’s Supporters Call on Biden to Strike a Deal to Free Her

Brittney Griner’s Supporters Call on Biden to Strike a Deal to Free Her

Dozens of organizations representing people of color, women and L.G.B.T.Q. voters called on President Biden on Wednesday to strike a deal for the release of Brittney Griner, the W.N.B.A. star who has been detained in Russia since February. In a letter sent to Mr. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the groups said Ms. Griner …

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