China News Service, November 2 According to a report from the Russian Satellite Network on the 2nd, Snowden, a former employee of the CIA, decided to submit an application for dual citizenship between the United States and Russia.
According to reports, on November 2 local time, Snowden wrote on the social media "Twitter": "After years of parting with my parents, my wife and I do not want to be separated from our son anymore. Therefore, we suffered from the epidemic and the border. During the blockade, we are submitting applications for dual citizenship of the United States and Russia."
The picture is a screenshot of Snowden's social media.
Snowden pointed out that he and his wife will remain Americans and will train their sons in the spirit of American values.
He added that he can't wait to one day be able to return to the United States to reunite with his family.
Snowden’s lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said that Snowden will soon become a father.
Snowden’s wife is due at the end of December.
Data map: On February 3, 2015, Snowden gave a speech to Canadian middle school students. It is reported that he participated in video.
In 2013, Snowden exposed through the media that the US government had extensively monitored domestic and international calls and monitored Internet communications, which caused an uproar in the international community.
The US government subsequently issued a wanted warrant against Snowden for espionage, theft, and unauthorized disclosure of defense and intelligence information.
In August 2014, Snowden received a three-year residence permit in Russia, which was extended to 2020 in 2017.
Snowden has been living in Moscow during this period.
On October 22, 2020, Kucherena stated that Russia had granted Snowden permanent residency.