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Edward Snowden Has Received Papers To Leave Moscow Airport: Lawyer

Aug 01, 2013 | Updated Aug 01, 2013

MOSCOW, Aug 1 (Reuters) - Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden has received papers allowing him to leave the Moscow airport where he has been stranded for more than a month, Russia's Interfax news agency said on Thursday.

"I have just passed him documents from Russia's Federal Migration Service," Interfax quoted Anatoly Kucherena, a Russian lawyer assisting Snowden in his request for temporary asylum request, as saying.

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