not too smart

 Well i have to say when you  travel .....anywhere ...you have to consider leaving anything ...deemed  dodgy .....so rather  than risk a confrontation .....it might be  advisable to leave  ...things like  ...oh i dont know !!!!!!....weed at home ......don't  matter if  it's   legal  here  somewhere  else........  it might not be good .........  say like russia ........shit you can  always find  weed  anywhere....... in any country ......but  you  might  not be thinking......   because you need  your  weed  .....but  that might get you  in  a  crap load  like  this  dumb broad ........just saying 

Detained U.S. basketball player Griner arrives in Russian court for hearing on drugs charges

U.S. basketball player Brittney Griner's trial in Khimki
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  • Joe Biden
    Joe Biden
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KHIMKI, Russia (Reuters) -U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner returned to a Russian court on Thursday for the second hearing of her trial on drug charges that could see her sentenced to up to 10 years in prison, days after she urged U.S. President Joe Biden to secure her release.

The 31-year-old was charged with intentionally importing narcotics into Russia. She was detained in February at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport with vape cartridges containing hashish oil, a substance illegal in the country, and has been kept in custody since.

She has not yet entered a plea in the trial, which began last week.

Griner arrived in court shortly after 1500 Moscow time (1200 GMT) on Thursday, wearing red trousers and a red t-shirt, a Reuters journalist at the courtroom reported.

In a handwritten note, Griner appealed to Biden directly earlier this week to step up U.S. efforts to bring her home.

"I realize you are dealing with so much, but please don't forget about me and the other American detainees..." Griner wrote. "Please do all you can to bring us home."

Biden spoke to Griner's wife on Wednesday, telling her he was working to have her released "as soon as possible", the White House said.

U.S. officials and many athletes have called for the release of Griner - or "BG" as she is known to basketball fans - who they say has been wrongfully detained.

Griner's detention has also prompted concerns that Moscow could use the two-time Olympic gold medallist to negotiate the release o

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