Edward Snowden has entered Russia, lawyer says

Edward Snowden has entered Russia, lawyer says

August 1st, 2013 by Associated Press in Local - Breaking News

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

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A Russian lawyer for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has left the transit zone of Moscow' airport and entered Russia.

Anatoly Kucherena said Thursday that Snowden was issued papers that allowed him to leave Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport where he was stuck since his arrival from Hong Kong on June 23.