The US has expressed displeasure at Snowden's public appearance in Moscow. He says he will try to get to Latin America.
The Russian Foreign Ministry has insisted Kyiv withdraw all of its army units from southeastern Ukraine. Moscow's demand came hours after it said it would respond if its interests were attacked in Ukraine.
Edward Snowden has written a response to the criticism over his question on mass surveillance put to Russian President Vladimir Putin on state television, saying he wanted to start a debate, not assist the Kremlin.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said Moscow will respond if its interests are attacked in Ukraine. He also accused the US of "running the show" in Kyiv with the pro-Western interim government.
The US and Russia have called on one another to implement the terms of the Geneva deal aimed at defusing unrest in Ukraine. The US has said Kyiv has already done its bit to honor the deal, although Moscow disagrees.
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