A picture taken aboard an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Havana
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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.