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Brittney Griner Appears in Russian Court for First Day of Trial

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Brittney Griner faced day one of her trial in Russia on Friday. The basketball star and Olympic gold medalist has been charged with drug offenses.Griner, 31, has been in Russian custody since February — only days before Russia invaded Ukraine.

Since then, Russian media have reported that Russian President Vladimir Putin could exchange her for an arms dealer, the New York Times reports.The out player was arrested at a Moscow airport on February 17.

Griner, who plays for the Phoenix Mercury, had flown to Russia to play for a Russian league during the WNBA’s off-season.After several weeks in jail, the U.S.

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