Lawyer: Snowden willing to return to U.S. for trial
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is willing to return to the U.S. if he is guaranteed a fair trial, his lawyer says.
"Edward Snowden is ready to return to the US, but on the condition that he be given guarantees to receive a fair and impartial trial," lawyer Anatoly Kucherena said, according to the Russian news agency TASS.
Kucherena said he received a letter from the U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder promising Snowden would not face capital punishment should he return.
"So what we are being guaranteed is...