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Snowden 'not planning to leave Russia for now’

Moscow, July 24, 2013

Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has no immediate plans to leave Russia, a lawyer assisting him in his request for temporary asylum said on Wednesday.

"He is not planning to leave for now. He asked for temporary asylum, which in the case of a positive decision, is granted for a term of one year. Currently his final country of destination is Russia," Anatoly Kucherena told Rossiya 24 new channel after meeting after meeting the 30-year-old. – Reuters

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