Skip to comments.Snowden on Aeroflot flight to Moscow - reports
Posted on 06/23/2013 1:03:12 AM PDT by kronos77
US whistleblower Edward Snowden is en route to Moscow from Hong Kong on an Aeroflot flight, reports AFP. Washington has filed an extradition order to the Hong Kong authorities on charges of espionage, theft and conversion of government property.
DETAILS TO FOLLOW.
The only Aeroflot flight that arrives from Hong Kong into Moscows Sheremetevo airport today is at 17:05 local time (13:05 GMT).
There are reports that Moscow will not be Snowdens final destination and that he may fly on to Ecuador or Iceland where he has allegedly applied for asylum.
"Our progress in degeneracy appears to me to be pretty rapid. As a nation we began by declaring that "all men are created equal." We now practically read it "all men are created equal, except negroes." Soon it will read "all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and catholics." When it comes to this, I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty--to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocracy."
Watch Mr. Obama send fighter jets to force the aircraft to land so the he can be arrested.
Now all Obambi needs to do is bargain away all missile defense, in exchange for Snowden. He’s flexible, you know.
Don’t give him any ideas.
I am sure the Russians will wine and dine him and get him to stay in Moscow. Maybe Anna Chapman will be there to charm him. He has a lot of stuff in his head Mr. Putin would like to know about. No chance of a US Drone strike there. It may well be the safest spot on earth for him at this time.
Reuters also reporting ... citing South China Morning Post.
3:10 a.m. CDT, June 23, 2013
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Edward Snowden, the former contractor for the National Security Agency, left Hong Kong on a flight for Moscow on Sunday and his final destination may be Ecuador or Iceland, the South China Morning Post said.
It did not give any source for the information. A Hong Kong government spokesman said Snowden had left voluntarily.
But it was reported he had got on an Aeroflot SU213 flight at 10.55am this morning (Hong Kong time) and is expected to arrive in Moscow’s Shermetyevo International Airport at 5.15pm.
This is Bradley Manning with a brain, it seems.
If Snowdon makes it safely to Moscow, more power to him. It's been 40 years since the US "government" has worked in the best interests of the people of the United States.
Snowden knows he’ll be executed (assissinated). Meanwhile, I’d like to know when and why the NSA’s director position was upgraded from 0-9 to O-10. Of course it couldn’t have anything to do with thousands of new hires for phone call archives.
USSA/USSR, whats the diff?
What was that?
Too late for the kenyan emperor ... AFL215 / SU213 already entered russian airspace.
There goes that whole “he was a Chinese spy all along” theory, I’m thinking. If he was a PRC asset they’d have never let him go.
Per the article he may go to Venezuela ..a bastion of democracy if ever there was one.
The gay Kenyan challenge one of Vlad's planes? He may be stupid, but I don't think he's THAT stupid. One call from Putin on the red phone and Obama would get all wee wee'd up. Jarrett would have to pick him up off the wet floor.