Edward Snowden: Journalists seek seat 17A passenger
25 June 2013 Last updated at 16:17 BST
The hunt for Edward Snowden has attracted journalists from around the world to Moscow airport.
The 30-year-old IT expert is wanted by the US for revealing to the media details of a secret government surveillance programme, which he obtained while working as a contractor for the National Security Agency.
Julie Peacock reports.