In this image made from video released by WikiLeaks on Oct. 11, former National Security Agency systems analyst Edward Snowden speaks during an awards ceremony in Moscow. Snowden was awarded the Sam Adams Award, according to videos released by WikiLeaks.
NSA leaker Edward Snowden, who was granted asylum in Moscow in August, has landed a technical support job on one of Russia's largest websites, but its identity, for now, is strictly hush-hush, according to his lawyer.
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"Edward starts working from November 1. He will be part of the support team of one of the largest Russian websites. I can't say the name of the website now for security reasons," Anatoly Kucherena tells RIA Novosti.
This summer, Pavel Durov, founder of VK -- a Russian version of Facebook -- publicly invited Snowden to join his team.
"Currently Edward tries to keep a low profile, and my offer was public: it could be a problem," Durov said earlier, according to ITAR-TASS news agency.
Snowden, 30, faces espionage charges in the United States for revealing information about the National Security AGency's surveillance and data-gathering networks. Snowden has said he did it to "correct this wrongdoing."
He first fled to Hong Kong and then to Russia, where he was stuck for more than a month without a visa or travel documents in the transit lounge at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport.