Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree granting Russian citizenship to Edward Snowden, who took refuge in Russia after whistle-blowing about the United States.
As a US citizen in 2013 NSA Edward Snowden, who leaked world-renowned breaches about (National Security Agency) After nearly 10 years of waiting He became a Russian citizen. Snowden, a former NSA employee, shared with the public the facts in 2013 that the NSA recorded almost all the technological devices, correspondence and data flow around the world and used it in favor of the USA. On the US red notice wanted list had taken its place.
Talking about his work on privacy in the future, Snowden also made a user privacy-based cryptocurrency. Zcash (ZEC) known to play an important role in its creation. Snowden, who has been accused of espionage for a long time, has been requested to be extradited by the United States since 2013. But Russia was never there and gave the 39-year-old software developer his Russian citizenship last Monday.
On the one hand, while the USA continues to take drastic measures about cryptocurrencies, Russia on the other side of the front is in the lead. Bitcoin (BTC) It is preparing to use cryptocurrencies, especially in global payments. On top of all this, giving citizenship to NSA whistleblower Snowden, who has been known as a long-time Bitcoin supporter, is almost like giving citizenship. part of the show of force between the two fronts appears as.