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Snowden Gets Permission To Stay In Russia For 3 More Years

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

MOSCOW (AP) — Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has ...

Stepping Into Bizarro World, American-style

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

If Vladimir Putin's Russia is a place of asylum for American dissidents and the U.S. is doing a reasonable job of imitating aspects of the old USSR, we are on Bizarro Earth, aren't we?

Russia, U.S. Security Agencies In Talks On Snowden

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

MOSCOW, July 26 (Reuters) - Russia's FSB federal security agency and its U.S. counterpart, the FBI, are in talks over the fate of former U.S. spy ag...

Russia Says Its Unaware Of Snowden Plan

Reuters | Posted 09.18.2013 | Politics

(Adds quotes, context) NOVOGORSK, Russia, July 19 (Reuters) - The Kremlin is unaware of any plans by fugitive former U.S. spy agency ...

Russia Denies Receiving Asylum Request From Snowden

Reuters | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, July 13 (Reuters) - Russia kept former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden at arm's length on Saturda...

Snowden Says He Gave No Information To Russians: Report

AP | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

LONDON — The Guardian journalist at the center of a series of revelations about the National Security Agency's sweeping surveillance programs sa...

Lavrov Rejects Snowden Demand

Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics

By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOSCOW -- Russia's foreign minister bluntly rejected U.S. demands to extradite National Security Agenc...

Russia Defiant As U.S. Raises Pressure Over Snowden

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | World

By Lidia Kelly and James Pomfret MOSCOW/HONG KONG, June 24 (Reuters) - Russia defied White House pressure on Monday to expel former U...

Report: Snowden Not On Cuba Flight

Reuters | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

By Lidia Kelly and James Pomfret MOSCOW/HONG KONG, June 24 (Reuters) - Russia defied White House pressure on Monday to expel former U.S. spy agency...

Lawmakers Slam Country For Abetting Snowden Flight

Reuters | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

By Paul Eckert and Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON, June 23 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Sunday said former national security contractor Ed...

No Asylum Request Yet

AP | Posted 08.11.2013 | Media

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Russia's foreign minister says his nation hasn't received an asylum request from the American who has identified himself as th...