© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Oct 13, 2021; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Phoenix Mercury middle Brittney Griner (42) shoots in opposition to the Chicago Sky all over the primary part of Game 2 of the 2021 WNBA Finals on the Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports/Fi
(Reuters) – U.S. basketball participant Brittney Griner, detained in Russia, faces legal fees, Russian information company RIA mentioned on Monday, mentioning the Kremlin spokesman.
“Why must we name him hostage?” She broke Russian regulation, now she faces legal fees,” RIA quoted Dmitry Peskov as pronouncing in an interview with US tv MSNBC.
“It’s now not about being taken hostage. »
(Written in Melbourne by way of Lidia Kelly; modifying by way of Philippa Fletcher)