Edward Snowden Granted Asylum In Russia, Leaves Airport

Edward Snowden SC Edward Snowden granted asylum in Russia, leaves airport

Edward Snowden, the man at the heart of the National Security Agency information leak, was granted asylum from Russia Thursday and finally left the airport.

Russian media outlet RT reported that Mr. Snowden’s attorney, Anatoly Kucherena, said early Thursday: “I have just handed over to him papers from the Russian Immigration Service. They are what he needs to leave the transit zone.”

Read More at The Washington Times . By Cheryl K. Chumley and David Sherfinski.

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