Russian court jails Griner for nine years; US calls for release

US basketballer Brittney Griner has been jailed for nine years by a Russian court.

The sentence comes nearly six months after Moscow airport security staff found vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her luggage.
But the US is describing the ruling as a miscarriage of justice.

Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC.

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