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Putin: Snowden is in transit zone of Moscow airport, Russia will not extradite him
AP ^ | June 25, 2013

Posted on 06/25/2013 8:02:08 AM PDT by maggief

Headline only.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: putin; snowden
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/25/edward-snowden-russia

llen Barry @EllenBarryNYT

Breaking: Putin himself confirms that #Snowdon is currently in transit zone at SVO. http://russian.rt.com/article/11291

http://russian.rt.com/article/11291

1 posted on 06/25/2013 8:02:08 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Putin should offer to swap him for Soros.

Soros is wanted on a warrant in Russia.

Of course this would never happen, but it would be great sport :-)


2 posted on 06/25/2013 8:05:26 AM PDT by Bobalu (It is not obama we are fighting, it is the media.)
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To: maggief

Wow....Russia is really pi****. This is like watching a rerun of “White Night”...in reverse.


3 posted on 06/25/2013 8:06:27 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Bobalu

Probably banging Anna Chapman as we speak.


4 posted on 06/25/2013 8:06:48 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: maggief

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=195404168

Putin said that Snowden hasn’t crossed the Russian border and is free to go anywhere.

Speaking on a visit to Finland Tuesday, he added that Russian security agencies “didn’t work and aren’t working” with Snowden. He gave no more details.


5 posted on 06/25/2013 8:07:41 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

Vladimir Tells Mr. Flexible to Go Jump in a Lake

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2013/06/vladimir_tells_mr_flexible_to_go_jump_in_a_lake.html


6 posted on 06/25/2013 8:08:04 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Great article!

btt


7 posted on 06/25/2013 8:08:46 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Perdogg; hoosiermama; penelopesire; SE Mom; MestaMachine; thouworm; crosslink; boxlunch; ...

8 posted on 06/25/2013 8:10:18 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Perdogg; hoosiermama; penelopesire; SE Mom; MestaMachine; thouworm; crosslink; boxlunch; ...

9 posted on 06/25/2013 8:10:18 AM PDT by maggief
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To: maggief

LOL...great graphic...says it all.


10 posted on 06/25/2013 8:10:58 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: maggief

11 posted on 06/25/2013 8:13:19 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: maggief
Snowden is in a transit zone of Moscow airport

The Terminal

12 posted on 06/25/2013 8:13:25 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: maggief

Of course the dinosaur media didn’t report the spat between Vlad and Barry over the fitness center at the hotel during the G8.


13 posted on 06/25/2013 8:14:11 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: P.O.E.

GMTA ... six seconds apart.


14 posted on 06/25/2013 8:14:56 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: maggief

You know, in a back-handed way this (U.S. high pressure action and insistence) could jeopardize any future political asylum seekers from Russia, b/c if Russia were to hand him over to the U.S. (while Snowden seeking political asylum), the Russians would have every right to insist on anyone fleeing their country to the U.S. (for similar reasons) to be extradited back to Russia.


15 posted on 06/25/2013 8:15:53 AM PDT by LibFreeUSA
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To: maggief
Putin said that Snowden hasn’t crossed the Russian border and is free to go anywhere.

This is technically correct as long as he hasn't left the transit area of Moscow's International Airport.

I'm trying to remember the name of that Tom Hanks movie where he plays a foreigner trapped in the transit area of JFK International Airport. The customs guy drops all kinds of hints on how he can get out and go into the city, but being a foreign national of an authoritarian state, Hanks chooses instead to follow the official instruction not to leave the transit area until his case is resolved.

Great movie. Of course, at the end, when Hanks finally gets official permission to go into the city, the customs guy goes beserk and tries to prevent him from doing so as revenge for not taking his earlier hints.

16 posted on 06/25/2013 8:16:55 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: maggief

But.....but.....aren’t the Russians afraid that Obama will draw a red line?


17 posted on 06/25/2013 8:17:05 AM PDT by GreenHornet
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To: Servant of the Cross

Yeah, that’s it! Great movie.


18 posted on 06/25/2013 8:17:48 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: maggief

O: “KING ME KING ME! !”

Putin:”Checkmate”


19 posted on 06/25/2013 8:19:31 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: GreenHornet

Maybe write a strongly worded letter too.


20 posted on 06/25/2013 8:27:12 AM PDT by Conspiracy Guy (To stay calm during these tumultuous times, I take Damitol. Ask your Doctor if it's right for you.)
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To: maggief

Life imitating art?..............

21 posted on 06/25/2013 8:30:21 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? Google your own name......Want to have fun? Google your friend's names........)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Pshaw, you were fashionably late....
:)


22 posted on 06/25/2013 8:36:17 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: LibFreeUSA
The human rights football has been intercepted. The US is asking Russia to do something that we never have and would never contemplate doing. Turn over an intelligence asset who is seeking political asylum and has valuable information regarding the capabilities of the other side.

This is just pathetic handwringing over a pass interception.

23 posted on 06/25/2013 8:42:31 AM PDT by Procyon (Decentralize, degovernmentalize, deregulate, demonopolize, decredentialize, disentitle.)
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To: Bobalu
Ooooooooo! I really like the way you think!
24 posted on 06/25/2013 8:52:47 AM PDT by null and void (Republicans create the tools of oppression, and the democrats gleefully use them!)
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To: Bobalu

Soros in under a death sentence in Russia.


25 posted on 06/25/2013 9:11:22 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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