The US has expressed displeasure at Snowden's public appearance in Moscow. He says he will try to get to Latin America.
The United States claims Russia is firing artillery from its side of the border targeting Ukrainian military forces. Moscow also plans to give pro-Russian separatists heavier and more powerful weapons, says the US.
US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden has applied to extend his asylum in Russia. His one-year renewable asylum runs out at the end of July.
US intelligence officials believe that pro-Russian rebels accidently shot down flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine. They have no evidence that directly links Moscow to the tragedy.
Russia has to take political responsibility for the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, US President Barack Obama said. As international tension increases, calls for additional sanctions could grow.
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