Snowden to Break Silence to Lawyers, Activists at Russia Airport

Snowden to Break Silence to Lawyers, Activists at Russia Airport

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Fugitive U.S. security contractor Edward Snowden, who exposed classified U.S. programs that collect telephone and Internet data, has been in the Moscow airport’s transit area since June 23, seeking asylum in Venezuela, Ecuador and other countries around the world as American authorities press for his return to face prosecution.