Edward Snowden Breaking News: Kremlin: Snowden Has Given up on Plan to Stay in Russia

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Edward Snowden Breaking News: Kremlin: Snowden Has Given up on Plan to Stay in Russia

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Edward Snowden Breaking News: Kremlin: Snowden Has Given up on Plan to Stay in Russia

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Edward Snowden has abandoned his effort to seek asylum in Russia after President Vladimir Putin warned that he would have to stop leaking information about U.S. surveillance programs if he wanted to stay. NSA leaker Edward Snowden's options dwindled, as several countries he'd sought refuge in revealed he was not eligible for asylum. NSA leaker Edward Snowden has decided against seeking political asylum in Russia. A Russian government spokesman said that Snowden has withdrawn his request following President Vladimir Putin's statements that Snowden would need to stop harming Russia's American partners.

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