Black Budget: Snowden reveals US spends $52bn on secret programs
- uploaded: Sep 1, 2013
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Britain has asked the New York Times to get rid of copies of documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden. That's as another US newspaper revealed from one of the top-secret files, just how much America spends on surveillance . The so called Black Budget has never been shown to the public until now. Meanwhile Snowden's leaks have won him international recognition. He was awarded the 2013 Whistleblower Prize by a coalition of NGO's. And as RT's Peter Oliver in Berlin says, Snowden's name is featuring prominently in Germany's upcoming general MORE: LIVE to RT! us on Facebook us on Twitter us on Instagram us on Google+ +RTRT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.