Snowden applies for political asylum in Russia - report

Edward Snowden has applied for political asylum in Russia, a Russian immigration official said, according to a report in the New York Times.

1st July, 2013
Russian president Vladimir Putin: Snowden must stop harming US.

Edward Snowden has applied for political asylum in Russia, a Russian immigration official said, according to a report in the New York Times.

An application from the former national security worker was hand-delivered to a Russian consulate in Terminal F of Moscow’s Sheremyetevo Airport late Sunday evening by Sarah

Harrison, an activist for WikiLeaks traveling with Snowden, the newspaper reported.

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