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Then there's Russia it will not send the NSA leaker -- Snowden back the United States because he's not technically in Russia.
Or that's the word from the president -- Vladimir Putin said it today he claims Snowden is in the transit area at the Moscow airport so he's an officially on Russian turf.
The White House says it is not buying that argument and quote we are asking the Russian government to take action to expel mr.
Snowden without delay.
But the Russian president is calling criticism from the United States ratings.
Officials in Hong Kong say they let it -- get on a plane this weekend because the US request to arrest him did not fully comply with Hong Kong low ball.
The -- deny that.
Ecuador's foreign minister says he is governor he -- his government is considering snowed -- application for asylum.
And tonight the Russians say Snowden is a free man.
Who can go and do whatever he wants.
The Fox Report chief correspondent Jonathan Hunt has -- Unwavering uncompromising.
And according to a lot of experts -- completely disingenuous.
Those experts say that president -- contention.
Snowden is not technically.
On Russian soil because he's -- at transitions out.
Of the apple there in Moscow is -- basically complete nonsense the -- and of course has never been one that -- While others think and he says Russia has no reason.
To arrest Snowden all hand -- over a listen.
And they were that you asked for extradition there was no possibility so we can hander over foreign citizens the countries with which we have an appropriate international agreements on the extradition of criminals that if we don't have such an agreement with the United States they -- gotten mr.
snow orange committed no crimes in the territory of the Russian Federation has been.
Capital and also said that Russia's security service -- happen -- Interviewed Ed -- in any way it whatsoever.
Those same experts say that to.
Is barely pulls -- -- will US officials are clearly unhappy about all of this.
But the rhetoric seemed to tone down a bit today Jonathan yeah we have much stronger language over the weekend directed at the Chinese and Hong Kong authorities and then -- today.
But the Russian authorities but today secretary of state John Kerry -- have dialed that back a -- reducing his message to basically.
Please can we have -- citizen back listen.
We're not looking for a confrontation about ordering anybody.
We're simply requesting.
Under very normal procedure for the transfer somebody just as we transferred to rush.
Seven people in the last two years that they requested.
That we did.
Without any class or without any -- -- without any argument.
But tonight -- there is no sign a -- so ever.
Of the Russians agreeing to that polite request -- Jonathan one of the journalists who broke the NSA surveillance story in the first place.
Says he has other significant secrets to reveal.
And now we're learning -- Snowden may have downloaded more than just government documents.
Lots of details ahead inside fox report.
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