The Washington-Moscow Hotline is not just a Cold War relic, but a system for top-level crisis communications that remains a useful tool for U.S. and Russian leaders at odds over their relations with Syria and Iran, a former director of the Soviet space exploration program says.
The crisis in Syria and Russia’s decision to grant temporary asylum to National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden are likely to highlight a meeting later this week between Secretary of State John Kerry, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and their Russian counterparts.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is reportedly allowed to leave the Moscow airport he has been holed up in since last month.
The White House is considering canceling a fall summit between President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, a move that would further aggravate the already tense relationship between the two leaders.
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden has reportedly accepted Venezuela’s asylum request.
Bolivian President Evo Morales blames the United States for his plane from Moscow being rerouted to Vienna, Austria, for a 14-hour layover over suspicion that he was harboring National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden.
The White House believes that former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden is still in Moscow.
Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein says “the chase is on” for Edward Snowden after the former National Security Agency contractor fled Hong Kong for Moscow as he seeks asylum in Ecuador.
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