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It isn't clear how NSA leaker Edward Snowden plans to support himself, now that he's been granted 12 months of asylum in Russia. But if he wants a job, the door is open for him at VK, Russia's version of Facebook. Writing that he was proud of Russia for having accepted Snowden's asylum application, Pavel Durov, one of the …

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Coat

What more could a guy want?

A programming job and Russian lady? Hell yeah!

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Pint

Re: What more could a guy want?

Maybe there's a Russian brewery that needs an systems analyst?

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Mushroom

Re: What more could a guy want?

Russian Standard is both a vodka and a bank. I'm sure they could use a programmer/systems administrator...

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Re: What more could a guy want?

Wants to be careful or he might end up like this guy...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tl0LZsyi_tA

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Would he be able to accept such a position, if it were offered and he were willing?

I wonder if Russian law allows recipients of temporary asylum to be employed within Russia?

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Re: Would he be able to accept such a position, if it were offered and he were willing?

Yes they do, or at any rate they gave him a work permit along with the asylum document.

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dvv

"Лицо книги"… Hilarious :-D

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Headmaster

Thanks go to whoever improved the title’s Russian grammar.

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Anyone heard from Mr Bryant?

I'm sure he's delighted, probably nowhere to be seen as he's celebrating that hard.

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shameless self-marketing, foc

who, in this world, has ever heard about this Russian equivalent of facebook? No one, until they offered Snowden a job. But hey, it works

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ok, but I mean, REAL people, not YOU... nerds.

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Re: shameless self-marketing, foc

Which would also pretty much describe Ed Snowden as well. I guess this may well be the start of a beautiful friendship.

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Snowden's greatest value to VK will likely be as a public relations tool.

Yep, a tool.

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