Report: Tweet by Russian lawmaker on Snowden asylum deleted

(CNN) — According to Russian state news agency RIA Novosti, Russian parliamentary spokesman Alexei Pushkov in a tweet Tuesday said U.S. intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has accepted an offer from Venezuela for asylum. However, that tweet was deleted shortly after. It wasn’t immediately clear why.

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