Snowden Attorney a Putin Crony
3:19 PM, Jul 16, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Edward Snowden's lawyer is a Putin crony, the AFP reports.
"US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden will stay in the transit zone of the Moscow airport where he has been holed up for three weeks while Russian authorities process his asylum request, a lawyer helping him said Tuesday," reports the AFP.
"Anatoly Kucherena, a Russian lawyer who helped Snowden file an application for asylum in Russia earlier Tuesday, told AFP the fugitive former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor was happy with his treatment at the airport."
The wire service adds: