Snowden

Edward Snowden (center) attends news conference with Sarah Harrison of WikiLeaks (l) and an unidentified woman (r), at Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow, Russia. (Human Rights Watch handout / AP Photo)

White House seeking clarity on Snowden’s status

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration said Wednesday it has asked Russian authorities to clarify the status of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, and restated its desire to see him returned to the […]

07/24/2013

NSA leaker Edward Snowden during his meeting with Russian activists and officials at Sheremetyevo airport, Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Tatyana Lokshina, Human Rights Watch)

Snowden to stay in Russia for now

    MOSCOW (AP) — Edward Snowden may be settling in for a long stay in Russia, his lawyer indicated Wednesday, saying the National Security Agency leaker plans to start studying the Russian language and […]

07/24/2013

President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland on June 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Obama weighs canceling Moscow talks with Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is considering canceling a fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the […]

07/18/2013

US Representative of Ohio and House Speaker John Boehner (AP photo)

House Speaker rejects Olympic boycott over Snowden

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday soundly rejected suggestions that the United States boycott the Winter Olympics in Sochi if Russia grants asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden. “Why would […]

07/17/2013

Edward Snowden (center) attends news conference with Sarah Harrison of WikiLeaks (l) and an unidentified woman (r), at Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow, Russia. (Human Rights Watch handout / AP Photo)

Snowden submits request for asylum in Russia

MOSCOW (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden on Tuesday submitted a request for temporary asylum in Russia, his lawyer said. Anatoly Kucherena, a lawyer who is a member of the Public Chamber, a […]

07/16/2013

Russia President Vladimir Putin (AP Photo)

Putin: Snowden a dubious present

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday characterized National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden’s long stay at a Moscow airport as an unwelcome present foisted on Russia by the United States. In comments […]

07/15/2013

Edward Snowden (center) attends news conference with Sarah Harrison of WikiLeaks (l) and an unidentified woman (r), at Sheremetyevo Airport, Moscow, Russia. (Human Rights Watch handout / AP Photo)

White House criticizes Russia for Snowden meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House criticized Russia on Friday for allowing National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden to meet with human rights activists, calling it a “propaganda platform” for the man who seeks to […]

07/12/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Snowden wants Russia asylum, lawmaker says

MOSCOW (AP) — National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden wants asylum in Russia and is willing to stop sharing information as a trade-off for such a deal, according to a parliament member who was among […]

07/12/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Snowden insists NSA overstepping bounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — NSA leaker Edward Snowden claims the spy agency gathers all communications into and out of the U.S. for analysis, despite NSA claims that it only targets foreign traffic. The fugitive systems analyst […]

07/08/2013

Video frame grab provided by The Guardian shows whistle blower Edward Snowden. (AP Photo)

Russian official: Venezuela last chance for Snowden

MOSCOW (AP) – An influential Russian parliament member who often speaks for the Kremlin encouraged NSA leaker Edward Snowden on Sunday to accept Venezuela’s offer of asylum. Alexei Pushkov, who heads the international affairs committee […]

07/07/2013

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