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.