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Snowden's Airport Stay Not Over Just Yet: Lawyer

Snowden's Airport Stay Not Over Just Yet: Lawyer
Posted Wednesday, July 24th 2013 @ 2pm  by Kevin Spak, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Edward Snowden's status is pretty murky at the moment: Though Russian media this morning reported that he had been given the tentative go-ahead to end his month-long stay at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, his lawyer has since denied the report. The Russian reports cited an anonymous law enforcement source as saying that Russia has responded to Snowden's asylum request by issuing documents giving him permission to leave the transit zone and enter Russian territory, provided the border service is OK with it, according to RIA Novosti. But, making things more confusing, the sources said his lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, would be the one to deliver the documents to him, the BBC reports.

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