Edward Snowden named the “Person of the Year” 2013

Edward Snowden, who has become the most famous whistleblower in the US history and who was granted a temporary asylum in Russia, has been nominated as the “Person of the Year” 2013 by the Euronews. More than 47% of the viewers have voted for him in the contest of the mass media. He was won over Pope Francis, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin.