US basketball star ‘keeping the faith’ as she appears in Russian court on drugs charges

American basketball star Brittney Griner has told a US diplomat she is “keeping the faith” after appearing in a Russian court on cannabis possession charges.

US Charge d’Affaires Elizabeth Rood, who attended Friday’s court hearing in Khimki, outside Moscow, told reporters she had been able to speak to the WNBA player, who was “as well as can be expected”.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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