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Video: Greenwald, Poitras and Snowden speak at New York event

Edward Snowden participated by videolink in a discussion with Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras about CitizenFour and the issues it raises on the evening of 12 February 2015.

Video of the event follows below. David Carr, the New York Times media columnist who moderates the discussion, passed away shortly after this interview.

James Risen interviews Edward Snowden

In an interview with the New York Times‘ James Risen, Edward Snowden stated that he did not take any copies of NSA documents with him to Moscow. He further stated that there is “a zero percent chance the Russians or Chinese have received any documents”.

Snowden also responded to claims that the NSA leaks caused damage, stating: “NSA would have set the table on fire from slamming it so many times in denouncing the damage it had caused. Yet NSA has not offered a single example of damage from the leaks. They haven’t said boo about it except ‘we think’, ‘maybe’, ‘have to assume’ from anonymous and former officials.”

He also discusses his gradual decision to become a whistleblower.

Read the full article in the New York Times: Snowden Says He Took No Secret Files to Russia