Putin seeks to calm Snowden tensions with US (via AFP)

President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday sought to ease tensions with the United States over the stay of US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden in Russia, as a lawyer said the fugitive may request Russian citizenship. Putin said Moscow’s relations with…

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  • Snowden is becoming a pawn in a political game being played between Russia and the U.S. He has been lucky so far but how far can that luck extend? It may take a long time but my money would be on the U.S. getting their man without having to use special forces. Of course Snowden wouldn’t have much more chance than a Snowman in Hell against the resources of the government when and if it came prosecution time. I am ambivalent on whether I want to see him caught or not.