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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.

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Vladimir Putin: Edward Snowden situation unresolved

Edward Snowden during a meeting with representatives from WikiLeaks and Human Rights Watch. Credit: Human Rights Watch

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the situation around Edward Snowden was unresolved and he hoped the NSA whistleblower leaves once he gets the chance, according to Reuters.

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