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Fidel Castro slams report Cuba blocked Snowden travel

Fidel Castro slams report Cuba blocked Snowden travel

Fidel Castro slams report Cuba blocked Snowden travel

Havana, Aug 28 – In his latest “Reflections” column the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, blasted a report in a Russian newspaper that his country buckled to U.S. pressure and blocked former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden from traveling through Cuba to exile in Latin America. Continue reading

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U.S. Denounces Russia for Giving Snowden Asylum, Reconsiders Summit

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Edward Snowden

Washington, August 2 — The Barack Obama administration is reconsidering plans for a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month after Russia granted a year of temporary asylum to National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. Continue reading

Snowden Submits Request for Temporary Asylum in Russia, Says Lawyer

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

Moscow, Jul 16  –  Former U.S. Intelligence agent Edward Snowden has officially requested temporary asylum in Russia, said lawyer Anatoli Kucherena today after meeting with Snowden at the airport in this capital. Continue reading

Russian President Vladimir Putin Says Edward Snowden Can Stay in Russia

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

Moscow, July 1 –Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that fugitive U.S. intelligence contractor Edward Snowden can stay in Russia if he wants to. Continue reading