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“President Putin is acting like a schoolyard bully and doesn’t deserve the respect a bilateral summit would have accorded him,” Mr. Schumer said.

Added House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Edward R. Royce, California Republican, “This should help make clear that the Russian government’s giving Edward Snowden ‘refugee’ status is unacceptable. Snowden should be sent to the U.S. to defend his actions in a U.S. court of law.”

This article is based in part on wire service reports.