Russia Gives Snowden Asylum

And he was just getting settled at Sheremetyevo Airport. NSA leaker Edward Snowden has reportedly left the Moscow airport after being granted asylum in Russia for one year, his lawyer says. Polls have shown that Russian citizens generally are in favor of Snowden. The leaker had feared that he wouldn’t be granted a fair trial if he returned to the United States. This probably won’t bolster U.S.-Russia relations.