Assange and Snowden consider themselves human rights activists, and claim that they are fighting for the dissemination of information. Ask yourself whether you want these people to land in jail? In any case, I would have preferred not to deal with such issues, because it’s all the same that pig cut - squeal a lot, but little wool.
Putin at a joint news conference after talks with his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinistö (via Ria.ru