30 July 2013, 18:55

Snowden thrilled with Dostoyevsky, asks for complete works of Karamzin - source

Эдвард Сноуден

Former CIA employee Edward Snowden, who has been in the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport for over a month, has read Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, which given to him by lawyer Anatoly Kucherena and has asked the lawyer for the complete set of works by historian Nikolai Karamzin, a source close to a Public Chamber member told Interfax.

"During a recent meeting with Kucherena, Snowden said that he had read Dostoyevsky and had been thrilled with this book. And having read a small book by Karamzin, he has asked for the complete works of the famous historian," the source said.

Voice of Russia, IF

  •  
    and share via