Fugitive Snowden Asks to Extend Stay in Russia (10)

Voice of America 2014.07.09 18:39
Reuters July 09, 2014 10:51 AM MOSCOW - Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has asked Moscow to extend his asylum in Russia, his lawyer said on Wednesday. Russia granted Snowden a one-year visa in August 2013 despite the United States wanting Moscow to send him home to face criminal charges, including espionage, for disclosing secret U.S Internet and telephone surveillance programs.
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