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Russian New Yorkers React to Snowden's Asylum

Friday, August 02, 2013

The Russians in Brighton Beach differ on whether Edward Snowden should have sought asylum in Russia.

Snowden, a former government contractor who leaked information to the press about the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, was granted a one-year asylum this week. WNYC's Mirela Iverac went out to Brighton Beach and found that some locals understood his actions - and some didn't.

 

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Al Dorman from Baltimore

He is a national hero.

Aug. 06 2013 02:50 PM

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