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Snowden Submits Request for Temporary Asylum in Russia, Says Lawyer


Moscow, Jul 16 (Prensa Latina) Former U.S. Intelligence agent Edward Snowden has officially requested temporary asylum in Russia, said lawyer Anatoli Kucherena today after meeting with Snowden at the airport in this capital. “He filled the application for temporary asylum with my help because he needs advise in juridical and legislative terms. Due to his condition, I met with him for a consultation,” said the lawyer.