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US protests Brittney Griner’s move to Russian penal colony

Washington: On Nov 9, Russian authorities transferred U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner from a detention centre outside Moscow. "We strongly protest the movement of Brittney Griner to a remote penal colony and the Russian government's use of wrongful detentions," U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a separate post on Twitter.