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Edward Snowden has entered Russia

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Updated: 8/01/2013 8:35 am

MOSCOW -- Reports say Edward Snowden has left Moscow's airport and is now in Russia. 

Snowden's lawyer told a Russian news agency that his client has been granted a 1 year temporary asylum.

Snowden is wanted by the U.S. on charges of espionage. He is accused of leaking information about the NSA's surveillance program. 

The latest leak came yesterday, revealing their X-Keyscore program. The program records everything a person does while using their computer.

Snowden has been hiding out in the Moscow airport since the end of June.

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doug1 - 8/1/2013 8:07 PM
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what the h3ll happened to the right to privacy? "If you sacrifice liberty for security, you will have neither" Ben Franklin. Mr. Snowden did well. i'm glad he's safe. doug1.

nativejax - 8/1/2013 2:23 PM
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Impeach Obama.

Realchange - 8/1/2013 1:22 PM
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As Desert Storm veteran who is sick but the government says can't be sick I applaud Snowden for revealing this to the American people. He lost everything to reveal this. Family gone, friends gone, and more. Instead the people demanding resignations and prison time for the people in behind this program we are told it will continue and we will accept it or else. What freedom does the common citizen have left anymore? So far we barely have left the ability to come and go as we please as long its not outside our own borders. That's about it for freedoms left. Can't protest the President now that felony crime now to protest where he is at. They get you on the new law passed by Congress trespassing to protest is felony where the secret service provides protection.

nativejax - 8/1/2013 11:49 AM
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Thank you Vladimir Putin, he won't get a fair trial here. He is only guilty of doing what our Government FAILED to do by disclosing their illegal spying into our private life's. We had/have every right to know the extent of the snooping and recording they are doing on us behind our backs. The OBama administration is guilty of tyranny if Snowden is guilty of espionage. We are not the terrorist, but they can 'target' each and everyone of us and claim we are, if they don't like the way we vote, talk or live,etc., by snooping on us without our knowledge or consent.
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