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Muscovite on Snowden: 'Russia did a big favour to America'

Russia has granted the fugitive American whistle blower, Edward Snowden, temporary asylum.

Snowden, who went on the run after leaking details of secret US surveillance programmes, spent a month at an airport in Moscow and is now at a secret location.

People on the streets of Moscow have talked to the BBC about Russia's decision.

  • 02 Aug 2013
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