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U.S. presses Russia as mystery over Snowden deepens

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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An empty passenger seat believed to be reserved by former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seen on a plane to Cuba in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An empty passenger seat believed to be reserved by former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seen on a plane to Cuba in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

An empty passenger seat believed to be reserved by former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is seen on a plane to Cuba in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
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A plane en route to Cuba takes off from Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A plane en route to Cuba takes off from Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

A plane en route to Cuba takes off from Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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The coat of arms is pictured on the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

The coat of arms is pictured on the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

The coat of arms is pictured on the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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Journalists await passengers of a flight from Hong Kong while trying to ascertain whether fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard, at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Journalists await passengers of a flight from Hong Kong while trying to ascertain whether fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard, at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Journalists await passengers of a flight from Hong Kong while trying to ascertain whether fugitive former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden was aboard, at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino speaks with the media at his hotel in Hanoi June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kham

Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino speaks with the media at his hotel in Hanoi June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kham

Ecuador's Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino speaks with the media at his hotel in Hanoi June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kham
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Aeroflot passenger planes are parked on the tarmac of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Aeroflot passenger planes are parked on the tarmac of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Aeroflot passenger planes are parked on the tarmac of Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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People walk near the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, the U.S. Interests Section, (USINT), in Havana June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People walk near the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, the U.S. Interests Section, (USINT), in Havana June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

People walk near the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, the U.S. Interests Section, (USINT), in Havana June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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Journalists show an iPad with the picture of Edward Snowden, former contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency, to passengers of a flight from Hong Kong trying to find out if Snowden was aboard the plane, in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin

Journalists show an iPad with the picture of Edward Snowden, former contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency, to passengers of a flight from Hong Kong trying to find out if Snowden was aboard the plane, in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June...more

Journalists show an iPad with the picture of Edward Snowden, former contractor for the U.S. National Security Agency, to passengers of a flight from Hong Kong trying to find out if Snowden was aboard the plane, in Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin
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Russian police officers walk outside the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Russian police officers walk outside the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva

Russian police officers walk outside the embassy of Ecuador in Moscow, June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Tatyana Makeyeva
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A security guard walks outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, the U.S. Interests Section, (USINT), in Havana June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A security guard walks outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, the U.S. Interests Section, (USINT), in Havana June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

A security guard walks outside the U.S. diplomatic mission in Cuba, the U.S. Interests Section, (USINT), in Havana June 23, 2013. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan
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Protesters in support of Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), hold a photo of him during a demonstration outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong in this June 13, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

Protesters in support of Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), hold a photo of him during a demonstration outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong in this June 13, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files

Protesters in support of Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA), hold a photo of him during a demonstration outside the U.S. Consulate in Hong Kong in this June 13, 2013 file photo. REUTERS/Bobby Yip/Files
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