Edward Snowden, of NSA whistleblowing fame, just landed in Moscow after Hong Kong allowed him to leave the country despite an extradition request from the US.
See news here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013...arrives-moscow
Read Hong Kong's official statement here: http://www.info.gov.hk/gia/general/2...1306230476.htm
(the ending paragraph is priceless)
Reportedly he's only in Moscow for a pit stop, en route to Cuba/Venezuela/Equador. Looks like this story is going to dominate the news for a couple more weeks.