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Sun Jun 23, 2013, 11:59 AM

SNOWDEN ON THE RUN: Leaker Flies To Russia, Heading To Cuba And Then Venezuela [REPORTS] Read more:

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The former government contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) documents, has left Hong Kong and flown to Moscow, according to several news reports.

He may be headed to Cuba and then Venezuela.

At about 11 p.m. EDT, Snowden left a government safe house in Hong Kong and flew to Moscow, where he arrived at about 9 a.m. EDT.

Kelvin Chan of The Associated Press reports that, according to Russia's state ITAR-Tass news agency, the 30-year-old ex-Booz Allen employee intends to fly to Cuba on Monday and then on to Caracas, Venezuela. (Previously, Snowden expressed a desire to seek asylum in Iceland.)

“He chose such a complex route in the hope that he will not be detained and he will be able to reach his final destination — Venezuela — unhindered,” a person "familiar with te situation" told Russia’s Interfax news service.

WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy organization that has released a trove of classified U.S. document, said that it had “assisted Mr. Snowden’s political asylum in a democratic country” and later reported that “Mr. Snowden is currently over Russian airspace accompanied by WikiLeaks legal advisers.”.......................................................





Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/edward-snowden-russia-cuba-2013-6#ixzz2X3Uxsb3o



Just heard he may be headed to Ecuador as final destination.

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flamingdem Jun 2013 #1
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Response to ErikJ (Original post)

Sun Jun 23, 2013, 12:08 PM

1. Cuba will not want him. I will be SHOCKED if they're that stupid

So I guesss it's Equador. It's not great for them to accept him either in terms of their future relations with the US.

Snowden could give a crap about them. He'd sell them out to save his hide. They just don't have much to sell.

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Sun Jun 23, 2013, 12:19 PM

2. duplicate

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