US diplomat says Griner sentence is ‘a mistake of justice’ According to Reuters
© Reuters. IMAGE: Elizabeth Rood, Deputy Head of Delegation at the US Embassy in Moscow walks after the court ruling against US basketball player Brittney Griner, who was detained at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and after that is charged with illegal possession
KHIMKI, Russia (Reuters) – Chargé d’affaires of the US Embassy in Moscow, Elizabeth Rood, said on Thursday that the nine-year prison sentence for US basketball star Brittney Griner was “an negligence”. of justice”.
Rood was speaking outside the courtroom, where Griner was convicted of drug possession and trafficking for entering Russia with cannabis-infused vape boxes.