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Fugitive US leaker Snowden ‘fears for his life’
Posted By admin On January 21, 2014 @ 12:02 pm In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
January 21, 2014
The Russian lawyer of Edward Snowden said Tuesday that the fugitive US intelligence leaker has feared for his life since reading of explicit threats against him by unnamed Pentagon officials.
“There are real threats to his life out there that actually do exist,” Snowden’s lawyer Anatoly Kucherena told Russia’s state-run Vesti 24 rolling news channel.
“These statements call for physical reprisal against Edward Snowden,” Kucherena said.
The former National Security Agency contractor is wanted by US authorities on treason charges for disclosing details of a vast Washington intelligence operation that monitored millions of phone calls and emails across the world.
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 U.S. wants Russia to “return” Snowden, not “extradite”: ambassador: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-wants-russia-to-return-snowden-not-extradite-ambassador.html
 Venezuela offers asylum to U.S. fugitive Snowden: http://www.prisonplanet.com/venezuela-offers-asylum-to-u-s-fugitive-snowden.html
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