Good thing there'll be plenty of journalists tracking Snowden thanks to Russia's vibrant culture of freedom of expression oh wait

"I have to say he's getting a lot of job offers coming in," #Snowden's lawyer told @juliaioffe today: http://t.co/Cc9u2Zv0Go

U.S. Focus Must Shift from #Snowden to Surveillance Programs http://t.co/VHd6wEvdFk #NSA

Sen. Schumer says "Russia has stabbed us in the back" on #Snowden and urges Obama to recommend moving the G-20 summit.

Yikes -- Sen. Schumer on Russia granting Snowden asylum: “Russia has stabbed us in the back."

Schumer: Snowden is a coward who has chosen to run. Says Obama should "recommend" moving the G20 .

Snowden manning drake and others will be judged with history as the highest patriots the US has known http://t.co/OQmyqUtOCg

White House says it is "extremely disappointed" Russia has granted snowden temporary asylum "he is not a whistleblower...not a dissident"

Didn't #Snowden do the American people a favor by disclosing surveillance programs? Carney: he took an oath to protect secrets

.@presssec says Russian help w/ Iran, supply route to Afghanistan makes response to Putin decision to grant Snowden asylum a difficult one.

Russia's answer to Mark Zuckerberg has offered Snowden a job at the social network VK: http://t.co/o9Lh2yIdpP via @gigaom

Snowden's lawyer says his client "really misses his girlfriend."

"He's sufficiently tired, morally" --Snowden's lawyer on his client.

So much 4 #reset. #Putin + #Russia granting #Snowden asylum is an insult + proof Admin has lost all leverage/credibility in Moscow

A senior Moscow Communist leader, Melnikov, praises Snowden as "a balm to the hearts of all Russian patriots." With friends like these...

Sen Lindsey Graham on Russia & Snowden: Americans in Washington should consider this a game changer in our relationship with Russia.

FL Sen Bill Nelson on Russia-Snowden: "Putin is thumbing his nose at the U.S. and there is a price to pay for that.”

Photo of Edward #Snowden leaving Moscow airport today with #WikiLeaks' Sarah Harrison | Rossiya 24 http://t.co/5KTq0E2t1m #Assange

#BREAKING - Snowden thanks Russia for asylum: WikiLeaks #AFP

Edward Snowden was granted temporary asylum in Russia for a year and has now left Moscow airport under the care of WikiLeaks' Sarah Harrison

FLASH: We can now confirm that Edward Snowden's welfare has been continuously monitored by WikiLeaks staff since his presence in Hong Kong.

so edward #snowden opts for asylum in #Russia; so much for striking a blow for freedom & civil disobedience. & so much for US-Russia reset.

My full stmt on reports that #Russian gov't has granted asylum to #Snowden: http://t.co/FjDox9yMGm