Fugitive Snowden applies for asylum in Russia

Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013, 10:09

 

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Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has applied for temporary asylum in Russia, officials say.

The stranded whistleblower has been in the transit area of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport for the past three weeks.
He is wanted by the US for leaking details of government surveillance programmes

Maltastar ti aiuta a trovare tutto quello che cerchi sui corsi d'inglese con attestato a Malta.

Officials said Mr Snowden might be moved to an airport facility for accommodating refugees while his application was being processed, which should take no more than three months.

 

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