Snowden gets 3-year residence permit from Russia: lawyer

Snowden gets 3-year residence permit from Russia: lawyer

PanARMENIAN.Net - Former U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has received a three-year residence permit from Russia, his Russian lawyer told reporters on Thursday, Aug 7.

"The decision on the application has been taken and therefore starting Aug 1, 2014 Edward Snowden has received a three-year residential permit," Anatoly Kucherena said, according to Reuters.

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