Snowden dimisses allegations that he is working for Russia as 'absurd'
Date published: 02nd February 2014
Whistleblower Edward Snowden has strongly denied allegations by members of the US congress that he has been acting as a spy for Russia.
Snowden dismissed the theory in an interview with the New Yorker, stressing that he “clearly and unambiguously acted alone, with no assistance from anyone, much less a government.”
“It won't stick, because it's clearly false, and the American people are smarter than politicians think they are. This Russian spy push is absurd,” he said.
The accusations were made by Republican congressman Mike Rogers. He called Snowden a “thief, who we believe had some help” on American talkshow Meet the Press.To continue reading click here