"The saddest thing of this whole story is that the only place an American whistle-blower has the chance to be heard is not in Europe but here in Russia," Edward Snowden said in an interview with France Inter radio broadcasted on Monday.

Snowden’s interview was conducted on Saturday. In it, he reflects that it is “sad” that in Europe only Russia would grand an American whistleblower asylum. The fugitive first left for Hong Kong where he elicited WikiLeaks assistance to find refuge in Moscow.

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