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Snowden Seeks Asylum in Russia

2:14 PM, Jul 1, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Reuters reports:

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has applied for political asylum inRussia, a Russian immigration source close to the matter said on Monday.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said a Wikileaks activist who is traveling with Snowden handed his application to a Russian consulate in the transit area at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport late on Sunday.

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