Edward Snowden still stuck in airport. Would life in Russia be better? (+video)

Edward Snowden is expected to get papers Thursday to let him leave the Moscow airport. He might consider staying in Russia. That didn’t work out so well for Soviet-era American defectors.


Howard LaFranchiStaff writer /
July 24, 2013

This image shows Sheremetyevo airport in Moscow. Fugitive US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden’s hopes of leaving the airport for the first time in a month were dashed on Wednesday when he failed to secure permission from Russia to leave.

Maxim Shemetov/Reuters



Fugitive National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden won’t be getting a taste of Russian life quite as quickly as he’d expected.

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