Snowden leaves airport after Russia grants asylum

wochit news
August 01, 2013 AT 10:13 AM
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden left the transit zone of a Moscow airport and entered Russia after authorities granted him asylum for one year. Snowden's lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena said his whereabouts will be kept secret for security reasons. The former NSA systems analyst was stuck at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport since his arrival from Hong Kong on June 23.