Tag: Snowden

In This Info-War, The Problem Is Not Only Russia

December 11, 2014

Much has been written in recent weeks regarding the readiness of Western democracies to fight disinformation in the “information war” led by the Russian intelligence services. [Read our report: The Menace of Unreality: How the Kremlin Weaponizes Information, Culture and Money] While it is true that disinformation and active measures remain disciplines in which Russian […]

Snowden Enters Russia: Live Updates

August 1, 2013

The United States is waking up to hear the news that Edward Snowden, the fugitive NSA leaker, has reportedly left Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport and has entered Russia, according to Snowden’s lawyer. The latest updates: 12:38 EST: Wikileaks has confirmed that the pictures we’ve posted below do in fact show Snowden leaving the airport. They have already […]

Snowden Liveblog: Temporary Asylum in Russia?

July 24, 2013

10:48 EST: Snowden’s lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, continues to speak to RT. Snowden is in good spirits, and has thanked, through Kucherena, the journalists who are covering his story “in an objective way.” Kucherena stressed again the real concerns that he and Snowden share about security, even after Snowden receives asylum. Kucherena then went on to […]

Snowden, Putin, Geopolitics and Rhetorical Spin

July 17, 2013

The Russian government is facing a conflict in interest in their consideration of NSA leaker Edward Snowden. On one hand, Russia is reaping the benefits of the leak, as the NSA’s systems for gathering intelligence have been exposed. More broadly, the NSA’s practices have embarrassed the United States both at home and abroad, and has […]

Latest on Snowden: He May Be in Moscow For a While

July 12, 2013

UPDATES: We are tracking the developing story of Edward Snowden’s meeting with Human Rights Groups. Our original article is below: 1830 GMT: Snowden has given a speech that appears to be a reading of his statement that was posted on Wikileaks earlier (read the whole statement here). There is a growing consensus from those who […]