Holder to Russia: Snowden won't be tortured or face death penalty

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July 26, 2013 AT 1:56 PM
Attorney General Eric Holder has assured Russia's justice minister that NSA leaker Edward Snowden, currently living at a Moscow airport, won't be tortured or face the death penalty if turned over to the U.S. Holder's pledge ? aimed at persuading Russia to reject Snowden's application for asylum ? came in a letter sent July 23.