Russia Will Grant Snowden Temporary AsylumSubmitted by SteveMT on Wed, 07/24/2013 - 09:18
Russia Will Grant Snowden Temporary Asylum, Allowing Him To Leave Airport
According to Interfax, Russia have authorized Snowden to leave the airport where he has been stuck for nearly a month, and grant him temporary asylum in exchange for his cooperative silence. RT adds that "Russia’s Immigration Service has reportedly granted entry permission to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has been stranded at a Moscow airport since last month. “The American is currently getting ready to leave. He will be given new clothes. Lawyer Anatoly Kucherena will bring the papers he needs to leave the transit zone of the airport,” says Interfax citing an airport source familiar with the situation. The migration service would not immediately confirm the information.
Snowden granted entry to Russia, free to leave airport - source
Published time: July 24, 2013 11:42
Edited time: July 24, 2013 13:12
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Russia’s Immigration Service has reportedly granted entry permission to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who has been stranded at a Moscow airport since last month.