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The Absurd Times Latest on Snowden

Posted in Uncategorized by @honestcharlie on July 12, 2013

THE ABSURD TIMES

We will have much more on this and other subjects, but here is breaking stuff that we wanted to get out. It’s from Twitter.

  1. David James ‏@DavidJamesJnr8m
    #Snowden to seek asylum in #Russia, as he can’t fly to Latin America, hopes his bid ‘will be accepted favorably’ http://on.rt.com/7c4wha

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  2. Vas ‏@crypticvalentin11m
    Activist: Snowden will seek asylum in Russia..#snowden..#russia http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/snowden-wants-meeting-with-human-rights-activists-lawyers/2013/07/12/237d5254-eac6-11e2-a301-ea5a8116d211_story.html …

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  3. Art Espey ‏@artespey11m
    I’m no #Russia expert but human rights groups in Moscow seems like somewhat of an oxymoron to me particularly under #Putin. #Snowden

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  4. Barbara Murray ‏@babsbear12m
    What are the odds on Putin giving Snowdrn asylum ? #Snowden #russia

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  5. Global Solutions PGH ‏@GSPGH12m
    Latest news about #NSA leaker Edward #Snowden: Plans file for #asylum in #Russia, then travel to Latin America http://ow.ly/mU1si

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  6. Nancy Mitchell ‏@NancyWonderful12m
    New found …#RUSSIAN FREEDOM…of speech…WHAT ? Edward #Snowden wants asylum in #Russia http://huff.lv/138Euab

    Followed by Janet

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  7. ProlifeNurse ‏@ProlifeNurse14m
    pt 16 to #Russia : most of the US citizens including me thnk #Snowden is good for US because now we the people know who is hacking our info.

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  8. Raymond Whittaker ‏@RFWhittaker15m
    i hope #russia understands that keeping #snowden is unacceptable.

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  9. CherokeeGirl ‏@DragonflyKid16m
    Why is @RT_com spinning it like #Snowden wants to “stop harming U.S.” & stay in #Russia when he never said that? http://wikileaks.org/Statement-by-Edward-Snowden-to.html … #NSA

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  10. Vanessa Robinson ‏@Vrob12517m
    They have #Russians with the same power and authority in #Russia. They could, however, handle that #trust. http://wikileaks.org/Statement-by-Edward-Snowden-to.html … #Snowden

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  11. R D Stanley ‏@rdarrenstanley20m
    #Snowden says he is requesting asylum in #Russia as next step http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/12/edward-snowden-requesting-asylum-russia-nsa …

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  12. Garrett Khoury ‏@MockCasbah20m
    Can’t wait to hear Glenn Greenwald explain why we’re idiots and anti free press for questioning #Snowden wanting to stay in #Russia

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  13. Glenn Dowd ‏@irishnewsreview20m
    #NSA whistleblower Edward #Snowden to apply for temporary asylum in #Russia . #USA

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  14. Stephen Northfield ‏@snorthfield4521m
    Many visitors today on site for info about our #Russia researcher Tanya Lokshina who was at #Snowden conference. http://www.hrw.org/bios/tanya-lokshina …

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  15. Lanna Morais ‏@lannamorais21m
    Eu acho bem justo “@LuisAndresHenao: Lawmaker: #Snowden says he wants asylum in #Russia at meeting with activists http://wapo.st/18d3PZH

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  16. Luis Andres Henao ‏@LuisAndresHenao22m
    Lawmaker: #Snowden says he wants asylum in #Russia at meeting with activists @AP via @washingtonpost http://wapo.st/18d3PZH

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  17. Olga Belogolova ‏@olgs725m
    The guy who was disappointed that the CIA got a Swiss banker drunk in order to obtain information now wants to live in #Russia? #Snowden

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  18. Abukar Arman ‏@AbukarArman25m
    On an #HistoricDay when #ProDemocracy Islamist masses were making their presence felt in #Cairo, when #Russia granted #Snowden asylum [1/3]

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  19. RT ‏@RT_com2h
    UPDATE: If #Snowden officially requests political asylum in #Russia, his request will be processed – Kremlin official http://on.rt.com/tmfh8r

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    Snowden wants asylum in Russia, ready to meet condition not to damage…

    NSA leaker & former CIA employee Edward Snowden has asked for political asylum in Russia, saying he could not fly to Latin America, according to human rights activists who met the whistleblower at…

    RT @RT_com · Follow

  20. The Interpreter ‏@Interpreter_Mag25m
    #Russia Gov’t narrative may set ground for #Snowden to stay while continuing to leak http://bit.ly/18dDVoz

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  21. Anonymous Legion #AL ‏@LegionJJ32m
    #Snowden asks #Russia for asylum http://youtu.be/bK13OVnc618 video

    Followed by Anonymous Press

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  22. Anonymous Legion #AL ‏@LegionJJ33m
    Good day citizens of the world, today #Snowden asks temporary asylum #Russia Time in which NO may reveal more U.S. secrets.

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  23. Charles Crawford ‏@CharlesCrawford56m
    #Snowden applies for asylum in … #Russia?! The world’s largest Post-Modern Irony-oMeter can’t take the pressure any more, and explodes

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  24. Sophia ‏@les_politiques1h
    Didn’t #Snowden know that after leaving #HongKong he will be stuck in #Russia?

    Followed by Hala Jaber and 3 others

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  25. The Interpreter ‏@Interpreter_Mag1h
    #Snowden Update: #Russia officials’ ambiguous statements on whether Snowden will have to stop leaking http://bit.ly/18dHfjt

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  26. Mark ‏@rote_fahne1h
    #Snowden to ask for temporary asylum in #Russia, according to message forwarded from Human Rights Watch http://en.ria.ru/russia/20130712/182205722/Snowden-Asks-for-Temporary-Asylum-in-Russia–Reports.html …

    Followed by Marxist Observer and 1 other

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  27. The Voice of Russia ‏@VoiceofRussia1h
    #Russia should grant political asylum to #Snowden, because in US he could face the death penalty – State Duma Speake

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  28. Laura Rozen ‏@lrozen1h
    NYT & WP on #Snowden asking for asylum in #Russia for now http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/13/world/europe/snowden-russia-asylum.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes … http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/snowden-wants-meeting-with-human-rights-activists-lawyers/2013/07/12/237d5254-eac6-11e2-a301-ea5a8116d211_story.html …

    Followed by Camarin Porter and 1 other

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  29. RYOT NEWS ‏@RYOTnews1h
    Human rights officials meet with #Snowden in #Russia today: http://www.ryot.org/human-rights-officials-in-russia-meet-with-snowden-in-airport-transit-zone/258201 …

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  30. The Washington Times ‏@WashTimes2h
    Edward Snowden seeks asylum in Russia – Washington Times http://wtim.es/1ays5pW #Snowden #Russia

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  31. Anonymous ‏@jpouchy722h
    #Snowden says he will meet all terms to get asylum & stay in #Russia – Moscow Airport meeting participant http://on.rt.com/tmfh8r

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  32. Lars Pellinat ‏@Lars95962h
    BREAKING * NEWS * BREAKING Edward #Snowden accepted asylum in #Russia. Confirmed by Russian media & @ntvde. #PRISM #NSA #Tempora #Neuland

    Followed by Stendhal Syndrome and 1 other

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  33. DissidentView ‏@DissidentView2h
    BREAKING: Whistleblower Edward #Snowden asks for asylum in #Russia http://rt.com/news/snowden-meets-rights-activists-013/via … @RT_com (Russia is the only country strong enough)

    Followed by ✩ Syrian Commando ✩

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  34. Covert History ‏@CovertHistory3h
    Several of those invited to meet #Snowden said they thought he may have decided to seek asylum in #Russia http://ow.ly/mTLAX

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  35. Laura Rozen ‏@lrozen3h
    WaPo: Several of those invited to meet #Snowden said they thought he may have decided to seek asylum in #Russia: http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/snowden-wants-meeting-with-human-rights-activists-lawyers/2013/07/12/237d5254-eac6-11e2-a301-ea5a8116d211_story.html …

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  36. Newsmax ‏@Newsmax_Media10 Jul
    Russia Tightening Internet Controls After NSA Leaks http://ow.ly/mQhF3 #NSA #Russia #Snowden via @Newsmax_Media

    Followed by Mary Jane Ruffolo

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  37. Human Rights Watch ‏@hrw10 Jul
    #Egypt‘s turmoil; #Malta‘s attempt to turn back migrants; plus, #Sudan, #Russia & Mr #Snowden… Today’s Daily Brief; http://ow.ly/mP6Aa

    Followed by Sharif Kouddous and 2 others

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  38. PakNationalists ‏@PakNationalists5 Jul
    #chinadaily.com.cn: #Russia won’t extradite #Snowden to #US but wants him to resolve ayslum issue fast http://j.mp/10DGmLm #PRISM

    Followed by Mr.X and 1 other

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  39. Ayesha Kazmi ‏@AyeshaKazmi2 Jul
    #Snowden Withdraws #Russia Asylum Request, As Nine Countries Deny Application | Zero Hedge http://bit.ly/161S9BQ

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  40. Ahmed Quraishi ‏@AQpk2 Jul
    #US wants #Russia to hand over #Snowden but protects fugitives #HusainHaqqani #ShakilAfridi | #Pakistan

    Followed by Mr.X and 1 other

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  41. Lucy Kafanov ‏@LucyKafanov2 Jul
    NSA leaker Edward #Snowden withdraws #Russia asylum request, according to #Putin press aide

    from Moscow, Moscow

  42. WikiLeaks ‏@wikileaks1 Jul
    WikiLeaks: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden asks #Russia for asylum http://wikileaks.org/Edward-Snowden-submits-asylum.html … #snowden

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  43. Newsmax ‏@Newsmax_Media1 Jul
    Snowden to Russia: I Want Asylum http://ow.ly/myW22 #Snowden #Russia via @Newsmax_Media

    Followed by Mary Jane Ruffolo

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  44. Al Arabiya English ‏@AlArabiya_Eng1 Jul
    #Snowden applies for political asylum in #Russia http://ara.tv/r27pa via @AlArabiya_Eng

    Followed by Cleopatra and 2 others

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  45. Lucy Kafanov ‏@LucyKafanov1 Jul
    Confusion on whether #Snowden had applied for asylum in #Russia#Putin‘s press secretary says that’s not the case

    from Moscow, Moscow

  46. Anonymous Legion #AL ‏@LegionJJ1 Jul
    Russian news agency @interfax_news reports #Snowden has applied for political asylum in #Russia http://on.rt.com/0ndf37 #AL #PRISM

    Followed by Anonymous Press

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  47. ABC News ‏@ABC1 Jul
    Confirmed: #Snowden applied for asylum in #Russia Sunday night, per official who received envelope from @wikileaks‘ Sarah Harrison

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  48. Anonymous Legion #AL ‏@LegionJJ1 Jul
    #Snowden has NOT applied for political asylum in #Russia – Russian Immigration Service http://on.rt.com/0ndf37 #AL #PRISM

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    Edward Snowden has not applied for political asylum in Russia -…

    The Russian Federal Migration Service (FMS) has refuted media reports which claim that NSA leaker Edward Snowden applied for political asylum in Russia.

    RT @RT_com · Follow

  49. Anonymous Legion #AL ‏@LegionJJ1 Jul
    #Snowden hasn’t applied for political asylum to #Russiahttp://rt.com #AL #PRISM

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  50. Assad Massad ‏@Prof_dhistoire1 Jul
    #Putin#Snowden may stay in #Russia, if he wants to but only if he stops activities aimed agst #UShttp://rt.com/news/putin-snowden-asylum-extradite-489/ …

    Followed by ✩ Syrian Commando ✩ and 4 others

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  51. Lucy Kafanov ‏@LucyKafanov1 Jul
    #Russia‘s #Putin on #Snowden: “If he wants to stay there is one condition: he must stop his work aimed at damaging our American partners.”

    from Moscow, Moscow

  52. عربي سوري ‏@3arabiSouri1 Jul
    #US gift to the world: #Snowden #NSA #UK #France #Russia #Syria #Prism

    Followed by Hala Jaber and 2 others

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  53. Mark ‏@rote_fahne1 Jul
    #Russia public opinion favors #Snowden, but the potato is too hot to pick up http://en.ria.ru/russia/20130701/181984854/Russian-Officials-Back-Snowden-Issue-Not-on-Kremlin-Agenda.html …

    Followed by Marxist Observer and 1 other

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  54. Newsmax ‏@Newsmax_Media30 Jun
    Snowden ‘Marooned’ in Russia, Ecuador Backs Off Asylum Offer http://ow.ly/1YhkYe #Snowden #NSA #Russia via @Newsmax_Media

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  55. Peter Tatchell ‏@PeterTatchell30 Jun
    Voice of #Russia radio debate on Edward #Snowden with @PeterTatchell LISTEN http://bit.ly/18gzDMm #Antiwar #Amnesty #amnestyuk #hrw #newint

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  56. Press TV ‏@PressTV30 Jun
    #Russia has #Snowden’s solution: Correa http://goo.gl/qEdm7

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  57. Assad Massad ‏@Prof_dhistoire29 Jun
    #Ecuador…negotiate #Snowden’s fate w/ #Russia” Guy we never heard of exposes #Hegemon‘s crimes & he’s the problem? http://english.ruvr.ru/news/2013_06_29/Ecuador-authorities-negotiate-Snowden-s-fate-with-Russia-1472/ …

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  58. John McCain ‏@SenJohnMcCain27 Jun
    Excellent @anneapplebaum: “Back to the Cold War” http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/anne-applebaum-edward-snowden-adds-to-us-russia-chill/2013/06/26/4c270316-de56-11e2-b797-cbd4cb13f9c6_story.html … #snowden #russia

    Followed by Lucy Kafanov and 2 others

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    Edward Snowden adds to U.S., Russia chill

    Edward Snowden deepens U.S.-Russia chill.

    Washington Post @washingtonpost · Follow

  59. dominique e. ‏@dominique_e_26 Jun
    #Venezuela offers #Snowden hope of asylum – but for now he is still at Moscow airport as #Russia refuses extradition http://j.mp/19DoFOK

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    Venezuela offers Edward Snowden hope of asylum – but for now whistl…

    Edward Snowden was given another option of a possible safe haven today as the Venezuelan President said he would consider an asylum request for the former NSA contractor. However, there were reports…

    The Independent @Independent · Follow

  60. عربي سوري ‏@3arabiSouri26 Jun
    🙂 #Snowden #US #Russia #Obama via @ana_cherine pic.twitter.com/7am1ENQFCu

    Followed by Hala Jaber and 2 others

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  61. Antoun Issa ‏@antissa26 Jun
    Yep, this sums it up “US officials acknowledge they have limited leverage with Moscow” – #Snowden #Russia #China http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323683504578566823289925626.html …

    Followed by THE syrian girl and 1 other

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  62. Assad Massad ‏@Prof_dhistoire25 Jun
    US just doesnt get it; missed #Putin‘s message : “#Russia Can Legally Expel #Snowden – White House” http://en.rian.ru/world/20130625/181874618/Russia-Can-Legally-Expel-Snowden-White-House.html …

    Followed by Cleopatra and 4 others

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  63. Assad Massad ‏@Prof_dhistoire25 Jun
    Hell, Russia’s not so bad & Russian friends can be the best “#Snowden runs risk of remaining in #Russia for life” http://english.ruvr.ru/news/2013_06_25/Snowden-runs-the-risk-of-remaining-in-Russia-for-life-WikiLeaks-8392/ …

    Followed by ✩ Syrian Commando ✩ and 1 other

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  64. Ikhras اخرس ‏@ikhras25 Jun
    #Snowden being in #Russia is sure to upset the empire. Former USSR also provided protection to American dissidents. Thank-you Russia.

    Followed by Max Ajl and 2 others

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  65. Ikhras اخرس ‏@ikhras25 Jun
    Can’t say how happy we are #Snowden found his way to #Russia. Russia is a self-respecting nation, would never hand him over to the US.

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  66. Anonymous Legion #AL ‏@LegionJJ25 Jun
    #Putin: #Snowden in #Moscow airport, won’t be extradited, free to go anywhere – http://on.rt.com/ph8xyh #Russia

    Followed by Anonymous Press

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  67. Anonymous Legion #AL ‏@LegionJJ25 Jun
    #Putin: There is no extradition treaty between Russia and US, #Snowden committed no crime in #Russia http://on.rt.com/ph8xyh

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    Putin: Snowden still in Moscow airport, won’t be extradited, free to…

    Former NSA contractor Snowden remains in the transit zone of a Moscow airport. President Putin said that Snowden never crossed the Russian border and doesn’t fall under any extradition treaty. He…

    RT @RT_com · Follow

  68. AJELive ‏@AJELive25 Jun
    There is no formal extradition treaty between the #US and #Russia, but US says there are legal grounds for #Snowden to be sent to America.

    Followed by jeremy scahill and 2 others

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  69. AJELive ‏@AJELive25 Jun
    #US believes there are grounds to return #Snowden, who has not officially entered #Russia but is in #Moscow airport http://aje.me/ajelive

    Followed by Camarin Porter and 2 others

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  70. Goldie Sev ‏@GoldieSev25 Jun
    News in #Russia says #Snowden has not left airport. Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of #Putinstan.

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  71. AJELive ‏@AJELive25 Jun
    Putin says #Snowden ‘will not be extradited.’ Dismisses #US accusations against #Russia as ‘rubbish’ http://aje.me/15CfWIj

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    Snowden ‘in Moscow airport transit zone’

    Putin says US whistleblower is free to leave, but hopes affair will not affect Russia’s relations with US.

    Al Jazeera English @AJEnglish · Follow

  72. AJELive ‏@AJELive25 Jun
    Putin: #Snowden is in transit zone of #Moscow airport, #Russia won’t extradite him. AP reports. More soon.

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  73. Politicore 2.0 ‏@Politicore25 Jun
    #Russia, #China reject US pressure over #Snowdenhttp://goo.gl/news/Rzem via http://news.google.com/

    Followed by Mary Jane Ruffolo and 1 other

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  74. Assad Massad ‏@Prof_dhistoire25 Jun
    New Teuton, #Hegemon “Rails at #China #Russia Over #Snowden’s Escape” No one cares about #Obama‘s rage No one cares http://news.antiwar.com/2013/06/24/anger-at-us-policies-eases-snowdens-escape/ …

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  75. Jon Williams ‏@WilliamsJon25 Jun
    #Russia‘s FM Sergei Lavrov says .#Snowden not crossed Russian border: “Russia had nothing to do with #Snowden‘s global itinerary”

    from New York, NY

  76. Luke Baker ‏@LukeReuters25 Jun
    If #Russia‘s foreign minister says #Snowden has not crossed border into Russia, then he’s still at Moscow airport. It’s a Tom Hanks movie

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  77. Anonymous Press ‏@AnonymousPress24 Jun
    #US warns #Russia, #China over #Snowden http://www.presstv.ir/usdetail/310612.html … “US Warns…” #ohplease

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  78. Jon Williams ‏@WilliamsJon24 Jun
    #SecKerry: Russia “on notice” over #Snowden. Troubling if ignore & let him leave. Would be some kind of effect with respect to #Russia.

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  79. Jon Williams ‏@WilliamsJon24 Jun
    #Russia: “#Snowden not committed any crimes in Russia. No instructions to detain him from Interpol. No grounds to detain transit passenger.”

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  80. Valdai Club ‏@ValdaiClub24 Jun
    Fresh blow to US-#Russia relations. Mr. #Snowden could remain in Moscow. http://nyti.ms/10M8yhm

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