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Image #: 23592126    Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's new refugee documents granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in Moscow August 1, 2013. Snowden slipped quietly out of the airport on Thursday after securing temporary asylum in Russia, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area.  REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)       REUTERS /MAXIM SHEMETOV /LANDOV
Image #: 23592126    Fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden's new refugee documents granted by Russia is seen during a news conference in Moscow August 1, 2013. Snowden slipped quietly out of the airport on Thursday after securing temporary asylum in Russia, ending more than a month in limbo in the transit area.  REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)       REUTERS /MAXIM SHEMETOV /LANDOV

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After Russia gave Edward Snowden temporary asylum, both politicians & the press struggled to find a way to describe it.