Edward Snowden will get a three-yr extension on his hold in Russia
After leaking particulars of questionable surveillance packages being carried out by the NSA and others, self-titled authorities spy Edward Snowden fled the US remaining yr and was granted momentary asylum in Russia. The leaks have continued and he allegedly found gainful employment in tech assist, nevertheless as his yr of asylum was up quite a few days up to now, he’s now been upgraded to a three-yr residence permit. This apparently supplies Snowden a bit additional freedom to maneuver spherical and even journey internationally, though his lawyer said at a press conference that “ultimately Edward ought to decide whether or not or to not keep in Russia and develop right into a citizen or to return to america.” Fat chance of the latter occurring, seeming as Snowden’s a bona fide fugitive as far as the US is nervous. Looks like the federal authorities ought to keep itself busy monitoring down his sidekick for now.
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