Moscow lets Snowden stay

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IOL pic may28 edward snowden online question Reuters A portrait of Edward Snowden is displayed behind a screen as he answers users' questions on Twitter in this photo illustration in Sarajevo, Bosnia. File picture: Dado Ruvic

Moscow - Former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has received a three-year residence permit from Russia, his Russian lawyer told reporters on Thursday.

“The decision on the application has been taken and therefore starting August 1, 2014, Edward Snowden has received a three-year residential permit,” Anatoly Kucherena said. - Reuters


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