Political expert: Snowden airport meeting 'intriguing'

Russian political scientist Vyacheslav Nikonov has described how he learnt of his invitation to a meeting with US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden.

He also told Reuters: "I was not in the position to reject..it's intriguing."


Snowden Russia asylum bid

Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has applied for temporary asylum in Russia oafter three weeks holed up at a Moscow airport trying to avoid prosecution in the United States on espionage charges.