Brittney Griner Moved To ‘Slavery-Like’ Penal Colony In Russia

  • Basketball player Brittney Griner was sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison after her February arrest in Moscow, when Russian authorities allege she was caught with cannabis oil in her vape cartridges while entering the country.
  • It is believed she’s being sent to a Russian penal colony where State Department officials allege prisoners face “poor sanitation, food shortages, limited healthcare access, and even physical and sexual violence.”
  • Founding member of “Pussy Riot” Nadezhda Tolokonnikova has served time at the penal colony Griner is believed to be sentenced to, and describes it as having “slavery-like conditions.”
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