The former NSA contractor said in a newly published interview that he did not bring any US secret documents with him to Russia.
The case of Russian anticorruption crusader and former Moscow mayoral candidate Alexei Navalny has put a spotlight on politically motivated trials in the country.
The report says that the mystery cash may have belonged to late dictators Muammar Qaddafi or Saddam Hussein.
This week's round-up of Good Reads includes President Putin's energy challenges, the man at the center of the NSA eavesdropping controversy, a narrative of a Taliban sneak attack, 'Jackie O. trusts' for wealthy estates, and a gender experiment at Harvard Business School.
The UN Security Council reached a draft resolution on Syria's chemical weapons stockpile and Iran is showing new openness to discussing its controversial nuclear program.
The UN report on chemical weapons in Syria is expected to confirm an attack occurred – not identify who carried it out.
Russia pushed Syria to agree to put its chemical stockpile under international control. But Putin's government is opposing a UN resolution that would outline strict consequences for Syria if it doesn't comply.
A Russian proposal to put Syria's chemical weapons stockpile under international control has revived international diplomacy on Syria.