ブリトニー・グリナーの裁判が始まる, ロシアの検察官がWNBAスターに対する訴訟を明らかに

Russian prosecutors revealed their case against Griner, 彼女は以下を含む2つのカートリッジを所持していたと主張している 0.702 大麻油のグラム2月 17 when she was taken into custody at Sheremetyevo Airport with the intention of smuggling in thenarcotics,” according to Russian News Agency TASS.

US WNBA basketball superstar Brittney Griner (C) arrives to a hearing at the Khimki Court, outside Moscow on July 1, 2022. - グリナー, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February on charges of carrying in her luggage vape cartridges with cannabis oil, which could carry a 10-year sentence.

US WNBA basketball superstar Brittney Griner (C) arrives to a hearing at the Khimki Court, outside Moscow on July 1, 2022. – グリナー, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February on charges of carrying in her luggage vape cartridges with cannabis oil, which could carry a 10-year sentence. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

Being quite aware that it is banned to carry narcotic substances in the Eurasian Economic Union, she bought two cartridges holding 0.252 そして 0.45 grams of cannabis oil, または 0.702 grams in total, for personal consumption from an unidentified person in an unidentified location and under unidentified circumstances but not later than February 17, 2022,” the prosecutor claimed.

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グリナー, who could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted, was escorted into court wearing a Jimi Hendrix T-shirt. 彼女 told a Reuters reporter present in the courtroom that she is struggling with her detention because of the language barrier.

She did not enter a plea during Friday’s hearing and a judge ordered the trial be adjourned until July 7.

US WNBA basketball superstar Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki Court, outside Moscow on July 1, 2022. - グリナー, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February on charges of carrying in her luggage vape cartridges with cannabis oil, which could carry a 10-year prison sentence.

US WNBA basketball superstar Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki Court, outside Moscow on July 1, 2022. – グリナー, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February on charges of carrying in her luggage vape cartridges with cannabis oil, which could carry a 10-year prison sentence. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

Elizabeth Rood, 我ら. charge d’affaires in Moscow, was in court and said she spoke with Griner, WHO “is doing as well as can be expected in these difficult circumstances.

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The Russian Federation has wrongfully detained Brittney Griner,” Rood said. “The practice of wrongful detention is unacceptable wherever it occurs and is a threat to the safety of everyone traveling, ワーキング, and living abroad.

金曜日に, a Kremlin official denied U.S. reports that Griner’s arrest waspolitically motivated.

Facts are that a famous athlete was apprehended with forbidden compounds that contained narcotic substances. Russian legislation indeed has provisions that stipulate punishment for such crimes,” 関係者は言った, via TASS.

ファイル - フェニックスマーキュリーセンターブリトニーグリナー (42) looks to pass as Chicago Sky center Candace Parker defends during the first half of game 1 of the WNBA basketball Finals , 日曜日, 10月. 10, 2021, フェニックスで.

ファイル – フェニックスマーキュリーセンターブリトニーグリナー (42) looks to pass as Chicago Sky center Candace Parker defends during the first half of game 1 of the WNBA basketball Finals , 日曜日, 10月. 10, 2021, フェニックスで. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso, ファイル)

Russian news media have repeatedly raised speculation that Griner could be swapped for Russian arms trader Viktor Bout, nicknamedthe Merchant of Death,” who is serving a 25-year sentence on conviction of conspiracy to kill U.S. citizens and providing aid to a terrorist organization.

Griner’s arrest came a week before Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, but news of her detention did not spread until March. She is facing a court system where the acquittal rate is less than 1%.

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