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Where do we strike the balance between personal freedom and national security — and how do we even get people to care? John Oliver set out to get some perspective on these issues through a very special interview — in Russia, with American fugitive Edward Snowden himself.

Watch Oliver’s wide-ranging questions, from the importance of whistleblowing to the genuine dangers that Snowden’s leaks have created — then share this video.

Video via Last Week Tonight with John Oliver/HBO.

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