WNBA star Brittney Griner’s trial begins in Russia

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ABC News published this video item, entitled “WNBA star Brittney Griner’s trial begins in Russia” – below is their description.

Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport on Feb. 17, after she was accused of carrying vape cartridges with hashish oil, which is illegal in Russia.

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