Report: NSA whistleblower en route to Moscow

Edward Snowden, the American whistleblower in the NSA tapping scandal, left his Hong Kong hideout and boarded a plane to Moscow, the China Morning Post reported.


According to the report, Snowden is set to take another flight from the Russian capital to either Iceland or Equador. On Saturday night it was reported that the US formally asked the Hong Kong authorities to extradite Snowden. (AFP)