The Guardian's former Russian Correspondent Miriam Elder has left Russia for a new job in the US as Foreign Editor at BuzzFeed. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Elder about her experiences reporting in Russia.
We hear the tales of three Moscow-based journalists who spent days a the Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow a few weeks ago with the hopes of tracking down NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The piece comes to us courtesy of the Canadian Broadcasting Company.
Russia's security services, the FSB, say they caught a US diplomat wearing a blond wig, as he tried to recruit a Russian intelligence agent in Moscow. The diplomat, identified as Ryan Fogle, was detained and accused of being an undercover CIA agent.
The Kremlin has launched an online assault, blasting the U.S. Ambassador in Moscow Michael McFaul. The spat flared up after McFaul gave a talk to students at one of Russia's most prestigious universities, as Guardian correspondent Miriam Elder explains.