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Edward Snowden meets human rights groups

12 July 2013 Last updated at 23:03 BST

Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has met rights groups and lawyers at a Moscow airport, in his first appearance in three weeks.

At the meeting, Mr Snowden said he was requesting asylum in Russia because he was unable to travel to Latin America.

Steven Rosenberg reports.