Brittney Griner Fears Language Translation Issues Made Situation in Russia Worse

Brittney Griner Fears Language Translation Issues Made Situation in Russia Worse


During her testimony before a Russian court on Wednesday, WNBA star Brittney Griner said she fears that language translation problems may have added to her troubles as she faces drug possession charges.

Griner says that she was never told her rights and thinks her defense was never clearly relayed to the courts in Moscow, Fox News reported.

“Translations were not very good. I remember one time seeing a stack of papers that he was supposed to transfer to me, and he looked at me in a brief moment, and his exact words were basically, ‘You’re guilty,’” Griner told the court.

In her testimony, Griner said that she didn’t purposefully pack the vape cartridges containing cannabis oils in her luggage when she left the

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