The US has expressed displeasure at Snowden's public appearance in Moscow. He says he will try to get to Latin America.
German opposition members have appealed to the country's highest court to allow former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden to testify at a parliamentary inquiry in Berlin.
Moscow-exiled US whistleblower Edward Snowden and British Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger are to receive the Right Livelihood Award. They're among five persons awarded Sweden's "alternative Nobel prize."
Russian authories have scrapped a longstanding student exchange program formed to foster understanding with its Cold War nemesis. The Kremlin claims that the US used the program to get around a Russian adoption law.
Russian-European relations are at a historic low. But no bad blood was felt at Russia Day in the German state of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania - mostly because former Chancellor Gerhard Schröder was there.
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