Britney Griner is currently in the process of appealing her sentence, but the facility where she may be is known at this time.
And that’s not good.
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Britney Griner sentenced to 9 years in prison.
A Russian court found her guilty of possessing and smuggling drugs with criminal intent.
Griner has been in Russian custody since his arrest in February.
It came after the Russian Federal Customs Service found vape cartridges filled with hash oil, a marijuana concentrate, in her luggage.
In his last address to the court, Griner said: “I never meant to offend anyone.”
“I never wanted to endanger the Russian population. I never intended to break any laws here. I made an honest mistake and I hope that in your decision my life will not end here.”
Texas pro basketball defense team denounced…
New York Times reported calling it “absolutely unfounded”.
They also said they would “definitely file an appeal”.
Griner was also fined 1 million rubles (about $16,300) by the court.
The US government is apparently doing everything they can to bring Griner home…
But it’s not just the government trying to help Griner…
Professional basketball player Kyrie Irving also called on President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to provide more information on the matter…
And his series of tweets went viral on the internet.
“What’s really going on with our queen @brittneygriner @POTUS @VP?
“Please give us an update,” he said. added.
And not only Irving raised his voice loudly …
“Anyone who comes back to Russia to play is crazy. Praying for BG man… it breaks my heart seeing her right now 😔😔😔”, wrote WNBA star Lexi Brown.
Former NFL star Robert Griffin also spoke out in favor of Britney.
“WEIGH BRITNEY GRINER HOME!!!” tweeted Griffin.
The NBA and WNBA also released a joint statement, and according to TMZ it said, “Griner’s verdict and sentence were baseless and unfortunate” but noted that the organization “will stop at nothing to make sure she gets home.”
But Griner’s support didn’t stop there…
Even Justin Bieber said what he thinks about this.
“If anyone knows anything (sic) I can help, please let me know,” Bieber wrote.
However, before it was informed that the US made a “very good offer” to bring Britney home.
And now it has become known in which institution she can be until she is transferred to serve her sentence.
This is the same institution in the Moscow region where she spent the last 6 months.
It’s called Correctional Colony No. 1 or IK-1, and it doesn’t look very good.
It has even been dubbed “gloomy at best”.
According to the report The newspaper “New York Timesthe building of the former shelter, which was converted into a prison 10 years ago.
And that’s as bad as it sounds.
The snow-covered, dreary gray building is far worse than the typical prison you’d expect here in the US.
The building, surrounded by barbed wire, also houses a garment factory where prisoners work, and an Orthodox church. Also in the courtyard there is a monument to the founder of the Soviet Union Vladimir Lenin.
Journalist Ekaterina Kalugina visited Griner and spoke about the life of prisoners.
Kalugina said that most of the days of prisoners are monotonous.
Mostly consists of reading or watching Russian television.
They are also reportedly only allowed to bathe twice a week.
A video of the object was also posted on Youtube.
You can watch this here.