Putin confirms Edward Snowden is in Moscow airport transit zone – live
“Assange and Snowden consider themselves human rights activists and say they’re fighting for the spread of information,” Putin said. “Ask yourself this: should you hand these people over so they’ll be put in prison?”
“In any case, I’d rather not deal with such questions, because anyway it’s like shearing a pig – lots of screams but little wool,” he added, cryptically.
Super interesting live updates via the Guardian about Snowden passing through Moscow and Russia’s response