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Trump said that seriously studying the possibility of pardoning Snowden

The US President Donald trump said that seriously studying the possibility of pardoning former employee of the national security Agency (NSA) Edward Snowden.

"I will look into this. I'm not very familiar with the Snowden situation. But I'll start to study it... I will carefully study it," trump told reporters in the city of Bedminster, state of new Jersey, answering the question whether he is ready to pardon Snowden if he returns to the country. Stream his press conference was conducted on the White house website.

Julian Assange received the Stuttgart peace prize

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been awarded Stuttgart peace prize for the year 2020, according to a press release from civil society AnStifter (it. - the instigator), established the prize.

The award to Assange is "a sign that the right to unconditional freedom of information and freedom of the press should not only protect, but also to realize", said the Chairman of the AnStifter Annette ome-Reinicke.

Bolton called "complete nonsense," a comparison of his book with the testimony of Snowden

Former US presidential Advisor John Bolton has called "utter nonsense" a comparison of his book with the testimony of the ex-employee U.S. intelligence Edward Snowden.

On Tuesday released a memoir of Bolton "the Room where it happened: a memoir of the White house." U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has compared the publication of a book with the actions of Snowden, who in 2013 revealed a number of secret materials about the programs of surveillance of US intelligence on the Internet.

Pompeo has compared the publication of a book of Bolton with the actions of Snowden

U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has compared the publication of a book by former national security adviser John Bolton with the actions of ex-intelligence officer Edward Snowden.

On Tuesday, she released the memoir of former US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton, in which he describes his work in the White house in 2018-2019.

Pelosi accused the administration of trump's unwillingness to protect the privacy

The speaker of the U.S. house of representatives Nancy Pelosi accused the administration of President Donald trump's unwillingness to protect civil liberties and privacy of Americans, a statement the speaker made against the backdrop of trump's threats to veto a bill that regulates electronic surveillance.

She also confirmed that, given the failure of the Democrats and Republicans to vote for the bill, remove it from the discussion. Now, according to her, the fate of the document will decide the special conference, which will include representatives of both houses of Congress who will try to work out a common text.