Snowden seeks refuge to aid Brazil probe

Posted: December 18, 2013 at 5:07 a.m.

David Miranda, domestic partner of journalist Glenn Greenwald, to whom Edward Snowden leaked secret documents, said Tuesday that “Brazil is a big, strong country” that could offer asylum to Snowden.

Edward Snowden, the former contractor for the National Security Agency now living temporarily in Russia, said in comments published Tuesday that he is prepared to assist Brazilian investigations of U.S. spying in Brazil.

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