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Edward Snowden`s asylum could be extended in a week: Russia

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:47

Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden could have his request to extend his asylum in Russia agreed within a week, a senior migration service representative said.

Edward Snowden may extend asylum in Russia

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 04:38

Fugitive US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden could extend his refugee status in Russia, his lawyer said.

Brazil denies Snowden applied for asylum

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 05:04

Brazil`s foreign minister denied that fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden had applied to the Brazilian government for asylum.

Snowden seeks asylum in sunny Brazil

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 09:47

Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by US authorities and currently living in Russia, said in a TV interview Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Brazil.

Obama cancels meeting with Russia`s Putin over Snowden

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 14:44

US President Barack Obama is cancelling a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin scheduled for next month in Moscow, the White House said on Wednesday.

History shows Snowden may face tough exile in Russia

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 09:24

Edward Snowden seems assured of a warm welcome in Russia and may even achieve celebrity status in his new home, but history suggests he will no longer be master of his fate and a Moscow exile will bring some difficult challenges.

Russia faces US ire over Snowden asylum

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:10

Russia on Friday faced the wrath of the United States after granting asylum to fugitive intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, who was settling into a safe house after over five weeks marooned in a Moscow airport transit zone.

For Putin, US-Russia ties more important than Edward Snowden scandal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12:58

Ecuador said on Wednesday it hopes Russia will grant US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden temporary asylum, saying conditions do not permit his travel to Latin America.

`No asylum bid` from Snowden yet: Russia

Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 14:59

Edward Snowden, the fugitive intelligence leaker wanted by the United States, has still not applied for temporary asylum in Russia despite vowing to do so last week, officials said on Monday.

Not received asylum application from Snowden: Russia

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 14:40

Russia on Saturday said that it has not received request from National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden who seeks asylum in the country.

US reiterates call for Russia to hand over Snowden

Last Updated: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 09:21

The US Friday reiterated its call for Russia to hand over whistleblower Edward Snowden to face espionage charges back at home.

Snowden tells rights groups he wants Russia asylum

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 21:21

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden on Friday told rights activists he would seek asylum in Russia, in his first encounter with the outside world since becoming marooned at a Moscow airport three weeks ago.