Venezuela makes the third country to offer Snowden an asylum
Edward Snowden, shown in a screengrab, from Guardian newspaper. (Screengrab from the Guardian)
(WTVR) – According to the Guardian, Venezuela became the third country on Sunday to offer NSA leaker Edward Snowden a political asylum, after Bolivia and Nicaragua.
Snowden is accused of releasing classified information about two government surveillance programs and has been staying at a Russian airport since the end of June.
Russian politician Alexei Pushkov said in a tweet on Saturday that Snowden should consider taking Venezuela’s offer.