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Griner’s detention of the WNBA in Moscow extended for a month


The WNBA star’s lawyer, Brittney Griner, said on Friday that his pretrial detention in Russia had been extended for a month.

Griner’s attorney, Alexander Boikov, told The Associated Press he believed the relatively short extension of detention indicated the case would soon come to trial.

Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, was arrested at Moscow airport after vape cartridges containing cannabis-derived oil were allegedly found in her luggage, which could carry a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison. prison.

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