A leading Russian lawmaker might have just accidentally revealed Edward Snowden's intention to seek asylum in Venezuela.
— aptronym ® (@aptronym) July 9, 2013
Here's a rough Google translation, courtesy of Mashable's Alex Fitzpatrick: "As expected, Snowden has agreed to offer Maduro (Nicolas Maduro, Venezuelan president) for political asylum. Apparently, this option seemed the most reliable Snowden."
Two days ago, Pushkov publicly urged Snowden to accept Venezuela's offer. But now the lawmaker appears to have jumped the gun in telegraphing Snowden's course of action.