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'Nothing More Grotesque Than a Media Pushing for War,' Says Edward Snowden

Posted on AllSides February 12th, 2022
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Exiled American whistleblower Edward Snowden on Friday joined global critics who are decrying news outlets for encouraging war with their coverage of rising tensions between the United States and Russia—where he has lived since 2013—over Ukraine.

"There is nothing more grotesque than a media pushing for war," Snowden tweeted.

After a flood of responses—some highlighting that Russian President Vladimir Putin has stationed over 100,000 troops near his country's border with Ukraine and is conducting military exercises in Belarus—Snowden doubled down on his anti-war message.

"When you see snide quote-tweets of this from...

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