Two secure e-mail providers decided to suspend operations, informs the Washington Post. One of them is Lavabit, used by Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker, and the other is “Silent Circle”. With this Snowden-NSA scandal all illusions about privacy in communications are gone.

Moscow police have detained thousands of suspected irregular migrants since late July 2013, for alleged violation of migration and employment regulations. Hundreds are in custody, including in a makeshift tent camp in inhuman conditions, Human Rights Watch denounces.