NSA leaker Edward Snowden appears to be living out the national security-themed spinoff of Catch Me If You Can. Snowden, who is seeking asylum, was booked for a flight from Russia to Cuba — but appears not to be on the flight. (A group of journalists, meanwhile, are en route to Havana.)
“An airline representative told The Associated Press that the Havana-bound flight has left Moscow. The representative, who wouldn’t give her name as she wasn’t authorized to speak to the media, said Snowden wasn’t on the flight,” the Associated Press reported.
The Guardian put it bluntly:
And meanwhile, there are many a photo of Snowden’s empty seat:
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