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Edward Snowden to remain in Russia

08.08.14 @ 09:00

  1. By EUOBSERVER

US whistleblower Edward Snowden will remain in Russia for another three years, reports the BBC. Russian authorities gave him a three-year resident permit. Snowden fled the US in 2013 to Russia after he leaked documents disclosing the extent of US-led global surveillance. He is charged with theft of government property.