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Edward Snowden received Russian citizenship

Controversial American whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted Russian citizenship by Vladimir Putin. The former US intelligence contractor had fled to Russia for his own safety after revealing to the public secret surveillance programmes the US National Security Agency had been running on its own citizens. While US and Russian relationships are strained over the invasion in Ukraine, Putin included Snowden on the list of people granted Russian citizenship to on Monday. The approval was from a years-old request by Snowden. In 202, he applied for citizenship to allow his American wife to travel between the two countries more easily. […]

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