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Mandela, Snowden, Rousseff: Prospect’s weekend news digest

In case you missed it: the weekend news, in brief

By Prospect Team  

Edward Snowden’s travel plans have turned the hunt for a whistleblower into a face-off of global powers. Snowden has now touched down in Moscow.

Washington has been snubbed by Hong Kong as their spokesperson explained on the Today programme that they had every right to let him go.

Washington’s extradition requests have been ignored thus far, and Snowden appears to be bound for South America. Snowden has sought asylum in Ecuador but his request is yet to be answered.

Meanwhile…

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