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    Brittney Griner will begin nine-year sentence in a Russian penal colony on drug charges after Moscow court rejected her pleas for leniency as Joe Biden’s White House blasts ‘sham judicial proceeding’ and demands her immediate release
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    Brittney Griner’s appeal of her nine-year prison sentence on drug charges has been rejected by a Moscow court, and the WNBA star is now expected to serve her time in a Russian penal colony, Your Content has learned.

    Brittney Griner’s appeal of her nine-year prison sentence on drug charges was rejected by a Moscow court.

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    Griner did ‘not expect miracles’ at her appeal hearing, her lawyers said, but did hope to see her sentence cut.

    She’s been sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony, but has been staying in a Moscow prison.

    There remains hope that Griner could return to the United States as part of a prisoner swap with Russia.

    Joe Biden’s White House is now calling for Griner’s immediate release and saying she’s ‘wrongfully detained,‘according to NBC News.

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