Two prominent Russian human rights officials say they plan to meet with Edward Snowden, the leaker of U.S. National Security Agency secrets, after receiving an invitation calling them to Moscow's ... more 
Two prominent Russian human rights officials say they plan to meet with Edward Snowden, the leaker of U.S. National Security Agency secrets, after receiving an invitation calling them to Moscow's Sheremetyevo international airport. More than three years after he died in prison, whistle-blowing Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky was found guilty of tax evasion by a Moscow court. U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is grounded in Moscow's airport, but his future is up in the air. A tweet by a Russian lawmaker announced that Snowden had accepted Venezuela's offer of asylum. But the news remains unconfirmed.The lawmaker who sent the tweet, Russian parliamentary spokesman Alexei Pushkov, deleted the message and followed up by saying he got the news from a media report. less 
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Fri, Jul 12, 2013 8:34 AM EDT