Putin grants Edward Snowden Russian citizenship.

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The former National Security Agency employee turned Edward Snowden has been granted Russian citizenship.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin confirmed this.

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he posted on the Kremlin's website on Monday.

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Snowden first arrived in Russia in 2013 after leaking classified files.

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The Kremlin later granted him asylum.

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Snowden announced In 2020, that he and his wife had applied for Russian citizenship.

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The adviser has defended his silence on the Kremlin’s recent actions in Ukraine.

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And finally, Putin granted Edward Snowden Russian citizenship.

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