Mon Jun 24, 2013 AT 11:58 AM EDT
Fugitive former NSA leaker Edward Snowden is seeking asylum in Ecuador, Reuters reported on Sunday, after Hong Kong let him leave its territory despite Washington’s efforts to extradite him on espionage charges. But the New York Times reports Snowden wasn’t actually on the scheduled flight. And Russia has announced it has “no authority” to expel him, according to the Washington Post. The Guardian has a comprehensive live blog.