US whistleblower Edward Snowden is reportedly planning to submit a request for temporary asylum in Russia today, according to Ellen Barry of The New York Times.
The Moscow correspondent is tweeting updates from Human Rights Watch's Tanya Lokshina, who is attending a meeting with Snowden.
Snowden is saying he seeks to remain in Russia and travel. He wants intl orgs to petition the United States, EU not to interfere. from @hrw
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