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  1. Snowden Turns Tables on Putin Over Russian Spying

    Vladimir Putin assured Edward Snowden that Moscow is not conducting mass surveillance of its citizens with an NSA-style snooping program. Snowden, who has been criticized for keeping his mouth shut about human rights abuses in Russia, grilled the Russian leader during a call-in TV program. Putin assured him that Russians need a warrant to spy on people, and then, only on suspected criminals. A Russian surveillance expert’s response? Moscow definitely has its own version of NSA mega-snooping. Are you listening, Snowden? Because someone probably is.

    Sources: ReutersWashington PostGuardian 

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