Edward Snowden


Wed July 17, 2013
The Two-Way

Lawyer: Snowden Could Leave Moscow Airport Within A Week

Originally published on Wed July 17, 2013 10:22 am

Terminal F of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport where Edward Snowden remains.
Paul Gypteau AFP/Getty Images

A day after submitting an application for temporary asylum in Russia, the lawyer representing Edward Snowden tells Russia's Interfax news agency that the NSA leaker could leave the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport within a week.

Reuters reports:

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Tue July 16, 2013
The Two-Way

Snowden Asks For Temporary Asylum In Russia, Says Lawyer

Originally published on Tue July 16, 2013 9:20 am

Edward Snowden, seen during a video interview with The Guardian.
Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras EPA/Landov

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contractor who leaked a cache of classified documents about U.S. surveillance programs, officially filed for temporary asylum in Russia on Tuesday, a human rights lawyer and WikiLeaks say.

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Mon July 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Snowden Has NSA 'Blueprint,' Says 'Guardian' Journalist

Originally published on Mon July 15, 2013 11:10 am

Glenn Greenwald, columnist/blogger/lawyer/advocate.
Kin Cheung AP


Sat July 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Russia Says It Hasn't Received Snowden Asylum Request

Originally published on Sat July 13, 2013 3:44 pm

Edward Snowden at a news conference at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Friday in an image provided by Human Rights Watch.
Tanya Lokshina AP

Immigration officials in Russia say they've not received any application from Edward Snowden, the man accused of leaking top-secret NSA documents, a day after he told the media in Moscow that his plan was to seek temporary asylum.

Interfax news agency quotes Russian migration service head Konstantin Romodanovsky as saying no asylum request had been received as yet.

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Fri July 12, 2013

After WikiLeaks Drama, Kremlin Goes Old School

The Kremlin's security agency has bought $15,000 worth of electric typewriters. A source told a Russian newspaper that after WikiLeaks and the Edward Snowden scandal, the Kremlin decided to "expand the practice of creating paper documents."