Snowden for temporary asylum in Russia

Snowden for temporary asylum in Russia

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seeking temporary asylum in Russia, plan further to go to Latin America, eventually; an organization endorsed by anti-secrecy group Wikileaks said on Twitter on Friday.

Wikileaks Press posted the tweet as Snowden met human rights activists at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and cited a representative of Human Rights watch who attended the meeting.

Separately, a Russian official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, confirmed Snowden would apply for asylum in Russia.
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