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Brittney Griner supporters press to get her home from Russia

Clip: 06/27/2022 | 5m 56s | Video has closed captioning.

WNBA star Brittney Griner appeared in a Russian court Monday and had her detention extended six months, while the court also set a trial date for July 1. Russia accuses her of cannabis oil possession, but the U.S. says she is “wrongfully detained.” Sarah Kate Ellis, president of GLAAD, an advocacy organization countering LGBTQ discrimination, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss efforts to free Griner.

Aired: 06/27/22

Rating: NR

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