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US Olympic basketball champion, BC UMMC player Brittney Griner. Archive photo

US basketball player Greiner pleads guilty in drug trafficking case

KHIMKI, July 7 – RIA Novosti. RIA Novosti correspondent reported that basketball player Brittney Greiner, who was detained in Russia from the Khimki City Court of the Moscow Region, pleaded guilty to drug trafficking.

The interpreter said, “Ms. Griner declares that she has pleaded guilty. She had no intention of carrying drugs and luggage, she had no intention of committing a crime, because she left in haste.”

The court also questioned two more witnesses who had acted as witnesses during Greiner’s personal search.

The next meeting will be held on 14 July.

In February, a basketball player from New York was detained at Sheremetyevo Airport. During the examination of hand luggage, vapors were found in which a liquid with a specific odor was found. In the examination, it was determined that it contains poppy oil. The UK has opened a criminal case for drug trafficking that provides up to ten years in prison.

Greiner is one of the world’s most decorated basketball players. He was a two-time Olympian and two-time world champion with Team USA, and a WNBA champion with Phoenix in 2014. The Center is on the official list of the top 25 players in the women’s NBA. She has been playing for Yekaterinburg UMMC since 2015 she.

Source: Ria

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