MOSCOW (Reuters) - The father of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he would not fly to Russia to serve as an "emotional tool" in the United States' efforts to persuade his son to surrender. Full story
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Fugtive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has been granted permission to leave the international transit zone of Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, Russian reports say.
Edward Snowden’s stay at Moscow airport’s transit zone seems to be coming to an end. Snowden’s Russian lawyer said Snowden will be free to do whatever he likes - as a free man - as long as he stays inside Russia, while he waits for his temporary asylum—which could take up to three months. NBC’s Ji
The former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has officially requested temporary asylum in Russia. He has been holed up in Moscow’s Airport for more than three weeks.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden remains in a Moscow airport after renewing his plea for asylum in Russia. The request, and ongoing drama, is stoking international tensions between Russia and the U.S., which is reminiscent of the Cold War. NBC’s Kristen Welker reports.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden now says he wants to stay in Russia, temporarily, until he can travel safety to Latin America. NBC’s Jim Maceda reports.
Uralkali CEO Vladislav Baumgertner speaks during the Reuters Russia Investment Summit in Moscow September 13, 2011. REUTERS/Denis Sinyakov
Russia's President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting on high-speed railway issues at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Aleksey Nikolskyi/RIA Novosti/Kremlin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS TRANSPORT) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. THIS PICTURE
Russia's opposition leader and anti-graft blogger Alexei Navalny gestures as he speaks in Moscow July 30, 2013. Navalny is campaigning for the September 8 Moscow mayoral election. The board reads: "Change Russia. Start from Moscow". REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)