Intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden lands in Moscow ‘en route to Cuba’

Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden has been charged with espionage (Picture: AP) US intelligence whistleblower Edward Snowden has landed in Moscow after leaving Hong Kong when his extradition back to the US was sought. The 29-year-old arrived in the Russian capital on an Aeroflot flight reportedly en route to Cuba and a ‘democratic country’ thought to be Venezuela. Russian police had earlier said they had no plans to detain him upon arrival, after Chinese authorities said he had left Hong Kong legally despite a formal extradition request being lodged by...

Published By: Metro UK News - Sunday, 23 June, 2013 - Read more...


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