Explain how you think Russia’s criminal justice system hit Americans so hard in this case?

Listen to the ‘It’s Been a Minute’ podcast titled ‘Russia’s long played with U.S. racial politics. Brittney Griner is the latest example’.
https://www.npr.org/2022/08/12/1117141677/russias-long-played-with-u-s-racial-politics-brittney-griner-is-the-latest-examp
Listen and React: What is the problem here? Do you think her sentence is correcting the problem, why or why not? Explain how you think Russia’s criminal justice system hit Americans so hard in this case?
To receive full credit, your initial reaction post should be at least 300 words. Additionally, you are to reply to 2 other students in at least 150 words each post. Keep all posts within the body of the thread; do not attach additional pages to the thread, as they will not be graded. This discussion is time sensitive and will close Friday, Sep 2, 2022; 5pm. You should type directly into the thread; a variation in font is an indication of plagiarism and may result in a grade of “0” for this assignment. Your thoughts should be respectful, well thought-out and comprehensive. Once you submit your post, double/triple check to make sure your posts have actually been submitted.