Edward Snowden's father gets visa to visit son in Russia

Johannesburg, Aug. 12 (ANI): National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden's father has secured a visa to visit his son in Russia.

Lon Snowden and family attorney Bruce Fein did not mention when he would be visiting Russia.

According to news24, Lon said he wants his son to return to the United States at some point, but added that it's unlikely his son could have a fair trial.

Snowden has been charged in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, with violations of the Espionage Act. (ANI)

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