Edward Snowden extradition

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Russia to Citizens: Careful, US Might Extradite You

Foreign Ministry issues travel warning

(Newser) - Russia yesterday issued a warning to any of its citizens considering travel—not because of a terrorism threat or other danger, but because the citizens could be extradited if they are wanted by the US and travel to a country that has an extradition treaty with the US. "Recently,... More »

Holder: We Won't Try to Kill Snowden, Promise

Russia and US 'in talks' over fugitive leaker's fate

(Newser) - Come on home, Edward Snowden; the Obama administration promises not to try to execute you or anything! Eric Holder has sent a letter to Russian authorities promising that if they extradite Snowden he won't be charged with any capital offenses, and that even if he were, the administration would... More »

Snowden Could Walk Moscow Streets by Wednesday

He's hoping to be allowed to leave Moscow airport by then: lawyer

(Newser) - After a month-long layover from hell in Sheremetyevo Airport's transit area, Edward Snowden may finally be able to leave and head into Moscow on Wednesday. The NSA leaker should receive the initial response to his temporary asylum request by then, and that will allow him to exit the Moscow... More »

US Pushes Latin America: Say No to Snowden

Administration fears he's got docs on China spying

(Newser) - President Obama may not be scrambling jets to get Edward Snowden, but he appears to be scrambling just about everything else. The New York Times reports that the State Department is putting a "full-court press" on Snowden, from Joe Biden's phone call last month to Ecuador President Rafael... More »

Ecuador: Snowden 'Not in Our Hands'

Correa backs farther away, says London consul made 'serious error'

(Newser) - Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says that National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden is "under the care of Russian authorities" and can't leave Moscow's international airport without his US passport. In an interview with the AP this morning, Correa said he had no idea Snowden's intended destination... More »

Snowden's Dad: He'll Come Home If...

Lonnie Snowden sends letter to Justice Department, says son is not a traitor

(Newser) - Lonnie Snowden wants his son to come home, and he thinks he knows how to entice him to come. Snowden has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder saying that he's fairly confident Edward would return to the US to face trial if the Justice Department guarantees he... More »

Putin: Snowden a Free Man, We Won't Extradite

NSA leaker is in transit area of Moscow airport

(Newser) - Vladimir Putin took time out from his visit to Finland today to confirm what everyone pretty much already knew: NSA leaker Edward Snowden is in the Moscow airport, but he's still in the transit zone and has not crossed the Russian border. He's free to go wherever he... More »

US to Russia: Hand Over Snowden

NSA leaker is supposed to be Cuba-bound

(Newser) - Edward Snowden spent the night in Moscow's airport and was expected to fly to Cuba today—but American authorities are making it clear that they'd prefer that the NSA whistleblower was enjoying their hospitality instead. In a statement, the National Security Council said it expects Moscow to look... More »

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