Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges

Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to drug charges as her trial continued in Russian court on Thursday


Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges

"I'd like to give my testimony later. I need time to prepare."

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges

"I would like to plead guilty on the charges against me," she said. "But I had no intention on breaking any Russian law.

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug 

At the point when inquired as to why she conceded today, Griner's legal counselors said it was her most memorable opportunity to address the charges against her,

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug 

The White House declared Wednesday that the president had addressed Griner's better half, Cherelle (in the wake of confronting analysis for not doing so sooner)

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug 

Following Thursday's procedures, U.S. Vice president of Mission Elizabeth Rood let correspondents know that she had conveyed Biden's letter to Griner.

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges


"She said that she is eating well, she is able to read books and under the circumstances she is doing well," Rood said.

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges

, Russian state organization had fixated on the infamous indicted arms seller Viktor Bout, otherwise called the "Trader of Death."

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges

Griner, that's what he said "publicity" around the case doesn't help, and that "this sort of correspondence doesn't help."

Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges

Russia has said there will not be a potential prisoner swap until after a verdict has been reached Treisman reported from Washington, D.C.