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Report: What Brittney Griner Is Dealing With In Prison

Brittney Griner at her prison hearing over video from Russia.

US basketball player Brittney Griner, who was sentenced to nine years in a Russian penal colony in August for drug smuggling, is seen on a screen via a video link from a remand prison during a court hearing to consider an appeal against her sentence, at the Moscow regional court on October 25, 2022. - The two-time Olympic basketball gold medallist and Women's NBA champion was detained at a Moscow airport in February after she was found carrying vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her luggage. (Photo by Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP) (Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

Brittney Griner's prison life is disturbing. 

Details have emerged from what the WNBA star is dealing with in her new, full-time Russian penal colony, after being transferred there from her pre-trial detention center.

It's painful to read.

"Brittney Griner will face horrific conditions during her time in a Russian prison ... with environments that will include homophobia, racism and 16-hour work days," TMZ Sports reports.

From the report:

In fact, it's unclear if Griner will even get a bed that will fit her 6-foot-8 frame.

Musician Nadya Tolokonnikova, a founder of the feminist group Pussy Riot, spent two years in Mordovia following a 2012 arrest, and per Zirin, described the place as hell, where "beatings and torture" are common.

This is why it's pivotal that Griner get brought home soon. The U.S. Government has been working on bringing Griner home, though so far, the efforts have been unsuccessful.