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Lawyer: Snowden has a place to live in Russia

6:30 AM, Aug 2, 2013   |    comments
In this image taken from Associated Press Television, Russian lawyer Anatoly Kucherena holds a temporary document that allows Edward Snowden to cross the border into Russia at Sheremetyevo airport outside Moscow on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Snowden, who leaked secrets from the National Security Agency, has received asylum in Russia for one year and left the transit zone of Moscow's airport, his lawyer said Thursday. Kucherena said after meeting with the fugitive at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, w
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MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian lawyer for Edward Snowden says the National Security Agency leaker has determined where he will live, but is still figuring out what he will do during his stay in Russia.

Russia granted Snowden temporary asylum on Thursday, allowing him to leave the Moscow airport where he had been holed up for almost six weeks. He can now remain in Russia for at least a year as he evades charges of espionage in the United States.

His lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, told Russian news agencies on Friday that Snowden "is in a safe place," but the location will remain secret out of concerns for his security. Kucherena says as soon as Snowden decides what he will do in Russia, he will announce his decision himself.

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