© / Alexey FilippovUS Olympic basketball champion, BC UMMC player Brittney Griner
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KHIMKI, 25 Jul – A representative of the US embassy became ill during a hearing on the criminal case of basketball player Brittney Greiner on the smuggling of hash oil, a correspondent reports from the Khimki Court of the Moscow Region.
The representative of the US Embassy tried to leave the meeting room during the interview of a witness in the case of the basketball player Griner, but fainted at the door. The bailiffs called an ambulance. Now a member of the diplomatic mission is waiting for doctors in the corridor.
In Moscow and the Moscow region today, according to the Phobos Center, the heat is up to +29 degrees.
In February, Griner, who arrived on a flight from New York, was detained at Sheremetyevo Airport. During the inspection, the Americans found “vapes” with a liquid with a specific smell in their hand luggage – the examination later determined that it was hash oil. A criminal case was initiated on the smuggling of narcotic drugs, the girl was imprisoned in a pre-trial detention center. The sanction of the article provides for from 5 to 10 years in prison.