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Edward Snowden has been granted three more years in Russia. (Source: POOL/CNN) Edward Snowden has been granted three more years in Russia. (Source: POOL/CNN)
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(CNN) - NSA leader Edward Snowden will be allowed to stay in Russia for three more years.

Snowden's attorney said Thursday that Russia granted his request to extend his residency.

Snowden fled the United States after leaking classified documents about NSA spying.

U.S. authorities have charged him with espionage and theft of government property.

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