‘Russia wants whistleblower Snowden to deliver as a gift for Trump’
The Russian government is considering to whistleblower and former intelligence officer Edward Snowden to the US to deliver to president Donald Trump, in a good mood.
Reported that sources within the Us intelligence to NBC News. The sources are based on a series of intelligence reports containing highly sensitive information about Russian plans to join the new American president in favor.
Trump has several times to let me know that he Snowden, who since 2013 as in exile in Russia lives in the US wants to be tried. In July 2015, said the former Republican presidential candidate against CNN: “I think he is a total traitor and I would make him hard to tackle. And when I’m president am, will Putin handed him over.”
Snowden himself, whose Russian residence permit recently to 2020 was extended, see the message especially, as proof that he never for the Russians has worked out: “Finally: irrefutable proof that I have never worked with Russian intelligence services. No country provides spies, because other than fear of the next”, says the whistleblower on Twitter.
Finally: irrefutable evidence that I never cooperated with Russian intel. No country trades away spies, as the rest… https://t.co/VPmWaO9ywU
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23:43 – 10 February 2017
Ben Wizner, Snowdens attorney, told NBC not to know of a possible impending extradition. The Russian government called the rumor nonsense.
Snowden, a former employee of the American security service NSA, leaked in 2013, documents about American spionagepraktijken to different journalists. Therefore, it became clear how thorough and detailed the NSA, both Us and other citizens online kept an eye on.
The U.s. justice wants Snowden to trial for the leak of that information. On the leak of state secrets in the U.S. for at least 30 years in prison.