The US has expressed displeasure at Snowden's public appearance in Moscow. He says he will try to get to Latin America.
Turkey has summoned the top US diplomat in Ankara. Over the weekend, Germany’s Spiegel reported that the United States had spied on its NATO ally.
Pro-Russian rebels negotiating with mediators in Belarus have said they were willing to forego full independence from Ukraine in exchange for autonomy. The talks are scheduled to resume later in the week.
How best to end the Ukraine conflict? A mix of diplomacy and sanctions, says the deputy head of the Christian Democrats' parliamentary group, Andreas Schockenhoff - but no military operations.
The European security body OSCE has said it will hold a special meeting to discuss developments in war-torn Ukraine. The extraordinary meeting follows reports that Russian troops were on the ground backing the rebels.
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