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  1. News - World - RUSSIA

    Edward Snowden slips out of Moscow airport into hiding

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 08:22pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Fugitive former US spy agency contractor granted temporary asylum by Russian authorities Former US spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said on Thursday Russia’s decision ... by anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks. Edward Snowden’s father on Thursday thanked President Vladimir Putin on Thursday after Russia granted his son a year’s temporary asylum. “I am so thankful to the Russian ...

  2. News - World - RUSSIA

    Assange denies Snowden interrogated in Russia

    Posted Aug 16th 2013, 06:10pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has denied speculation that US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden was interrogated by Russian authorities, telling Australian media they had “behaved well”. Snowden, who is wanted by Washington on espionage charges linked to his disclosures about the secret details of US surveillance programmes, was granted ...

  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    Putin says US ties more important than Snowden ‘squabbles’

    Posted Jul 17th 2013, 07:48pm by AFP

    ... Snowden does not rule out applying for Russian citizenship, says lawyer President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said Moscow’s relations with Washington outweighed the “squabbles” over fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden, who has applied for asylum in Russia. But Putin also defended Moscow’s right to an “independent” foreign policy after the United States renewed calls ...

  4. News - World - RUSSIA

    Snowden still stuck at Moscow airport after permit mix-up

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 08:00pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Moscow Lawyer denies Russian reports saying fugitive was given permit to leave airport terminal Fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden's hopes of leaving ... area. But Snowden did not go through passport control and lawyer Anatoly Kucherena, who is assisting him with his request for temporary asylum in Russia, said he did not have the pass he needed. ...

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    Russia’s Putin ‘determined’ Snowden case will not hurt US ties

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 09:08pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Russian President Vladimir Putin is determined not to allow a spat over Edward Snowden to hurt ties with the United States, his spokesman said on Friday. However, ... stuck at a Moscow airport for more than a month. Russia has refused to hand over Snowden, who leaked details of secret US electronic surveillance programmes to British and US media, ...

  6. News - World - RUSSIA

    Snowden applies for temporary asylum in Russia

    Posted Jul 16th 2013, 07:52pm by AFP

    ... Fugitive US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden has applied for temporary asylum in Russia, a pro-Kremlin lawyer said on Tuesday, after President Vladimir Putin accused Washington of “trapping” him in the country. Snowden, wanted by the United States for revealing sensational details of its vast spying operations, is now spending a fourth week in the transit lounge at Moscow’s ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia says yet to receive Snowden asylum bid

    Posted Jul 15th 2013, 09:33pm by AFP

    ... Edward Snowden, the fugitive intelligence leaker wanted by the United States, has still not applied for temporary asylum in Russia despite vowing to do so last week, officials said on Monday. Snowden made his first public statement in nearly three weeks last Friday as he met with a group of Russian rights activists and pro-Kremlin figures in the Moscow airport where he had been ...

  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russian President Putin pledges to pardon tycoon foe Khodorkovsky

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 02:13am by AP

    ... former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, whom Russia has granted asylum, Putin insisted that Moscow isn't controlling him. He argued that any revelations published by Snowden must have come from materials he provided before landing in Russia, and reaffirmed that Moscow made providing refuge to Snowden conditional on his halting anti-American activities. ...

  9. News - World - RUSSIA

    Obama's Russia reset goes into reverse gear after Putin snub

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM, NYT

    ... the first time an American leader has called off such a trip in decades. Even before Russia granted temporary asylum to former security contractor Edward Snowden, Obama's advisers were ... The situation with Snowden "was hardly created by us," he added. Alexei Pushkov, chairman of the Russian parliament's foreign affairs committee, said the move heralded the end ...

  10. News - World - RUSSIA

    Russia would consider asylum for US cyber leaker Edward Snowden

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 09:12am by Reuters

    ... spokesman said on Tuesday. Spokesman Dmitry Peskov stopped short of saying Moscow would accept Edward Snowden, but pro-Kremlin lawmakers spoke out in favour of the idea, tapping into a lingering cold war rivalry with the United States and a vein of anti-American sentiment Putin has often encouraged. “Promising Snowden asylum, Moscow takes upon itself the defence of people persecuted ...




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