- Jul 6, 2013
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The ex-employee CIA Edward Snowden at a meeting with human rights activists on Friday announced the decision to ask for political asylum in Russia, told RIA Novosti one of the participants of the meeting.
"He (Snowden) made a statement to apply for asylum in Russia," - said the agency interlocutor.
Despite the fact that the participants are there with the phones, they are not removed by Snowden mobile camera at his request.
Snowden sent out on Thursday evening to foreign human rights organizations operating in the Russian Federation, the United Nations Mission in Moscow, as well as a famous Russian lawyers to an e-mail with an invitation to meet him in the transit area of the Moscow airport "Sheremetyevo".
Сноуден объявил о решении просить политубежище в России | Новости | Российское агентство правовой и судебной информации - РАПСИ