Putin grants Russian citizenship to US whistleblower Edward Snowden

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President Vladimir Putin signed a decree connected Monday granting Russian citizenship to the erstwhile US quality contractor Edward Snowden.

Snowden, 39, fled the United States and was fixed asylum successful Russia aft leaking concealed files successful 2013 that revealed immense home and planetary surveillance operations carried retired by the US National Security Agency, wherever helium was a contractor.

US authorities person for years wanted Snowden returned to the US to look a transgression proceedings connected espionage charges.

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