The US has expressed displeasure at Snowden's public appearance in Moscow. He says he will try to get to Latin America.
In his book 'The Snowden Files', Guardian journalist Luke Harding describes how the world came to learn about the reach of secret services. Harding spoke to DW about his personal experience of the NSA/GCHQ scandal.
The EU and the US have accused Russia of violating international law by intervening in Crimea. DW examines the agreements that are supposed to govern relations between Moscow and Kyiv.
The European Parliament will vote on an action plan on the future of data protection in the EU on Wednesday. Despite allegations of mass surveillance, the package may be rejected.
Crimea's Parliament has said if the region votes to join Russia it'll declare itself independent and propose to become part of Russia. Europe's security and democracy watchdog has called the upcoming referendum illegal.
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