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All articles published by Uppdrag granskning relating to the Snowden documents will be published in English under this headline.

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Wednesday December 11:

Read the Snowden Documents from the NSA about Sweden
Here Uppdrag granskning [Mission: Investigation] the documents leaked by Edwards Snowden and retrieved from Glenn Greenwald that are the basis for the report about Sweden's collaboration with the NSA and the GCHQ.

VIDEO:The Snowden Documents and Sweden with English subtitles
After six months reporters Fredrik Laurin, Sven Bergman and Joachim Dyfvermark made contact with Glenn Greenwald who holds the documents that Edward Snowden leaked from American signal intelligence organization NSA. They made this report.

VIDEO: Watch full interview with Glenn Greenwald
Our reporters met with journalist Glenn Greenwald in Rio de Janeiro and interviewed him about the NSA-documents relating to Sweden.

How me made the report about Sweden and the Snowden Documents
Reporters Sven Bergman, Fredrik Laurin and Joachim Dyfvemark explains how they made their report about Sweden and the Snowden Documents.

Read full interview with Bruce Shneier
Interview with Bruce Schneier, American cryptographer, computer security and privacy specialist.

FRA part of top-secret hacker project
The Swedish National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA) is an active participant in the top-secret programme WINTERLIGHT, initiated by the top level of the US intelligence agency NSA. The project is about conducting top-secret hacking of computers. This is revealed in documents leaked by Edward Snowden, which Uppdrag Granskning has uncovered.

FRA has access to controversial surveillance system
The NSA has granted the Swedish FRA access to one of the most controversial systems in its global mass surveillance. Called Xkeyscore, the system makes it possible to monitor millions of people worldwide. This was revealed in new top-secret documents that Uppdrag Granskning has uncovered.

Read the response from the British intelligence agency
Uppdrag Granskning’s reporter Fredrik Laurin contacted the British intelligence agency responsible for SIGINT, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), for a statement on the information contained in the documents leaked by whistle-blower Edward Snowden.

FRA hacking computers – top-secret project with the NSA
Before the Riksdag, the FRA Director-General Ingvar Åkesson denied that the FRA hacked computers in what is called ”active signals intelligence”. But documents from Edward Snowden show that the FRA has done just that in collaboration with the American NSA.

Sunday December 8:

NSA "asking for" specific exchanges from FRA - Secret treaty since 1954
Since 2011, the US is granted access to cable collection performed by Swedish Government SIGINT Agency, the FRA. As recently as in 2004, after 50 years of secret cooperation, an even closer relation was established between the NSA and the FRA, through a bilateral agreement.

Saturday December 7:

FRA spying on “energy” and “Baltics” for USA
The Swedish National Defence Radio Establishment (FRA) is spying on the Baltic region and civilian targets such as the Russian energy sector.

Glenn Greenwald: Industrial espionage is hypocrisy
Western state sponsored espionage for economical reasons undermines free competition and contains a large portion of hypocrisy says journalist Glenn Greenwald, who has examined the entire material that Edward Snowden took with him from the NSA.

Thursday December 5:

SVT and Uppdrag granskning first Swedish news outlet to get access to Snowden documents
According to the documents Swedish FRA, Defence Radio Authority, are spying on the political leadership in Russia and passing this information on to the USA.

Why SVT are publishing this information
Several Swedish Television executives explain why the information from the Snowden documents is being published.

Minister: Collaboration is natural
“The FRA collaborates with its counterparts in other countries, but to what extent and in what countries is not public information.", says Swedish Minister for Defence Karin Enström.

Bildt: Won’t affect relations with Russia
Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt does not think that the disclosure of the FRA’s extensive collaboration with the US signals intelligence organisation will have any effect on Russian–Swedish relations.