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Putin rules out handing Snowden over to United States

An exterior view of the Capsule Hotel "Air Express" is seen at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

An exterior view of the Capsule Hotel "Air Express" is seen at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

An exterior view of the Capsule Hotel "Air Express" is seen at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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Edward Snowden, a former contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), is seen during a news broadcast on television at a restaurant in Hong Kong June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Edward Snowden, a former contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), is seen during a news broadcast on television at a restaurant in Hong Kong June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Edward Snowden, a former contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), is seen during a news broadcast on television at a restaurant in Hong Kong June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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A transit passenger enters a room inside the Capsule Hotel "Air Express" at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A transit passenger enters a room inside the Capsule Hotel "Air Express" at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A transit passenger enters a room inside the Capsule Hotel "Air Express" at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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Passengers walk through a corridor leading from one terminal to another at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Passengers walk through a corridor leading from one terminal to another at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Passengers walk through a corridor leading from one terminal to another at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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A passenger waits for his flight at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A passenger waits for his flight at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A passenger waits for his flight at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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A passenger sleeps at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A passenger sleeps at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A passenger sleeps at the transit area of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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A passenger takes a picture of the sun rising at the Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A passenger takes a picture of the sun rising at the Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

A passenger takes a picture of the sun rising at the Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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An exterior view shows Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

An exterior view shows Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

An exterior view shows Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 26, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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Journalists gather outside Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Journalists gather outside Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Journalists gather outside Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (R) and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attend a news conference at the presidential summer residence Kultaranta in Naantali, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Aleksey Nikolskyi/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (R) and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attend a news conference at the presidential summer residence Kultaranta in Naantali, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Aleksey Nikolskyi/RIA Novosti/Kremlin

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto (R) and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin attend a news conference at the presidential summer residence Kultaranta in Naantali, June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Aleksey Nikolskyi/RIA Novosti/Kremlin
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Airport workers stand near the Aeroflot aircraft for the SU150 Moscow-Havana flight at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Airport workers stand near the Aeroflot aircraft for the SU150 Moscow-Havana flight at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Airport workers stand near the Aeroflot aircraft for the SU150 Moscow-Havana flight at Havana's Jose Marti International Airport June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino (C) speaks to reporters during a doorstop media briefing at a hotel in Hanoi June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Kham

Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino (C) speaks to reporters during a doorstop media briefing at a hotel in Hanoi June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Kham

Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino (C) speaks to reporters during a doorstop media briefing at a hotel in Hanoi June 25, 2013. REUTERS/Kham
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Russian policemen stand outside the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Nikolay Asmolovskiy

Russian policemen stand outside the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Nikolay Asmolovskiy

Russian policemen stand outside the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Nikolay Asmolovskiy
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