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Snowden Offered Asylum, Social Media Job in Russia

Edward Snowden, the former technical contractor for the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) who leaked critical details about NSA surveillance, has been granted asylum by the Russian government. He's also been offered a job. Snowden leaked ... information about NSA surveillance earlier this year. That prompted a media firestorm focusing on the ultra-secretive NSA and resulted in U.S. federal prosecutors charging Snowden with espionage and theft of government property. Snowden then fled the United States and until recently he was living in a Moscow airport. However, the U.S. ... (view more)

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