MOSCOW (Reuters) - The father of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden said he would not fly to Russia to serve as an "emotional tool" in the United States' efforts to persuade his son to surrender. Full story
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian leader Vladimir Putin will meet Iran's newly elected president for the first time in Kyrgyzstan in September, the Islamic Republic's ambassador to Moscow said on Wednesday. Full story
Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., discusses NSA surveillance programs, Edwards Snowden controversy and Russian adoption ban.
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Lonnie Snowden, father of former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, speaks during an interview in Washington in this still image from July 31, 2013 video footage by Russian 24 television. Lonnie Snowden said he would not fly to Russia to serve as an "emotional tool" in the United States' ef
Russia's Interior Ministry officers detain an opposition supporter during a protest rally to defend Article 31 of the Russian constitution, which guarantees the right of assembly, in Moscow July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)
Russia's Interior Ministry officers detain opposition leader Eduard Limonov (2nd L, front) during a protest rally to defend Article 31 of the Russian constitution, which guarantees the right of assembly, in Moscow July 31, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)