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Snowden Seeks Asylum
Russia - On Tuesday, NSA leaker Edward Snowden applied for temporary asylum in Russia. He is believed to have spent the past three weeks camped out in the Moscow Airport.
Snowden is wanted in the U.S. after leaking information regarding a government surveillance program monitoring internet activity.
He is seeking temporary asylum before permanently leaving for either Bolivia, Nicaragua or Venezuela, all three countries have offered him asylum. This request will be reviewed within the next three months.