Russian politician cites TV station for Snowden claim

Russian politician Alexey Pushkov has cited a national TV station, Vesti 24, for his earlier claim that US fugitive Edward Snowden has accepted an asylum offer from Venezuela.

There has been no official confirmation of the move.


Snowden 'not accepted asylum'

WikiLeaks has said US intelligence agency leaker Edward Snowden has "not yet formally accepted" an asylum offer from Venezuela. It came after a senior Russian politician clarified an earlier tweet that Mr Snowden has accepted an offer from Venezuela