Edward Snowden could soon walk free on Russian streets?

Snowden`s Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said that giving Snowden a temporary asylum won`t take more than a week.

Snowden lashes out at Obama, accuses him of `deception`

Snowden on Monday issued a statement slamming Barack Obama for blocking his asylum requests to other countries.

Snowden seeks political asylum in India, 20 other nations: WikiLeaks

US whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied for political asylum in India along with 14 other countries, WikiLeaks revealed Tuesday.

‘US whistleblower Snowden not on Putin’s agenda`

With the US whistleblower Edward Snowden staying at an international airport of Moscow, the Kremlin said on Sunday that his future was not yet on its agenda.

Legal basis for Russia to expel Edward Snowden: US

The White House insisted today that there was a clear, legal basis for Russia to expel fugitive leaker Edward Snowden, after President Vladimir Putin rejected earlier US demands.

US being "unreasonable" over Snowden issue: China

China today joined a war of words with US over letting whistleblower and former CIA contractor Edward Snowden to leave Hong Kong.

Edward Snowden in Moscow airport, won’t be extradited to US: Putin

Terming the US statements as "groundless and unacceptable", Lavrov said that Russia had nothing to do with Snowden’s globe-trotting.

Russia to consider asylum for US whistleblower

Russia would consider an asylum request from US contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked information on the US government`s monitoring of Internet use and phone records, the spokesman for President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.

US whistleblower must be in Iceland to seek asylum

Iceland said on Monday that US whistleblower Edward Snowden, who is currently holed up in a Hong Kong hotel, would have to travel to the country to be able to submit an asylum application.

US whistleblower: Consulate, Hong Kong refuse comment

The US consulate and Hong Kong officials declined to comment Monday on the case of Edward Snowden, believed to be holed up in the city after leaking details of a secret US Internet surveillance programme.