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Snowden Asks to Stay in Russia

Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden has applied to renew his political asylum status in Russia. The temporary political asylum Snowden received last July was good only through midnight Thursday. A lawyer in Russia representing Snowden said he can stay in the country at least until there is a decision on his application, and perhaps longer. Russian authorities declined to say anything about an application, declining even to confirm an application from...

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