Snowden asks Russia for asylum
A former employee of the South American intelligence Edward Snowden had applied for political asylum in Russia. The period of its presence in the country expires on 31 July.
Already on August 1, stay in the Russian areas of the former employee of the CIA Edward Snowden ready to be a criminal. This will happen in case, if the Federal migration service of the Russian Federation does not extend his stay in the country. Together with this, it became known that the Americans have applied for political asylum in the country.
"Edward is still located on the terrain of the Russian Federation, at the moment we have prepared and submitted a set of documents for temporary asylum", - quotes LifeNews lawyer of the former employee of the South American special services Anatoly Kucherena. According to the Russian legislation to extend a temporary shelter can infinite number of times in that case, if the incident, in which it was received for the first time, has not changed.
Another lawyer of the former employee of the CIA Jesslyn Radek said that Edward Snowden planning to stay in Russia forever. "At the moment it in the safe place that can find, and Russia has shown that it is ready to hold it, allowing to remain", - quotes RIA Novosti her words.
Remain unclear motives for which the Federal migration service has still not announced its decision relatively presence in the Russian Federation Edward Snowden. The Chairman of the public Council under the Federal migration service of the Russian Federation Vladimir Volokh not refuted, that the decision on this issue have already been made, but neither the Snowden, neither the office for some of the root causes not want to talk about it. Adherents of the FMS also suggest that do not disclose personal information, in connection with which until disclaim any explanations on the matter.
The legal representative of Snowden Anatoly Kucherena recalled that the issue of security by a former agent of the CIA is still timely. He added that he believes the act Smodna worthy of respect. "I consider his feelings, his attitude to life, his attitude to people, I take heed of his attitude to life, his attitude to people, I understand his relationship to his parents. He is too noble man. This is evidence that he did so not because it took it into his head. No. He did this because he knew that's done", said Kucherena.