In the interview, he contemplates the reaction from the US government to his leaking of top-secret documents related to its surveillance of phone records and internet data.
He said: "I think they're going to say I committed grave crimes, I've violated the espionage act, they're going to say I aided our enemies".
He is also seen defending his decision to go public, saying: "I don't want to live in a world where everything I say, everything I do...every expression of creativity, love or friendship is recorded..that's not something I'm willing..to support and live under".
Precisely how US fugitive Edward Snowden got out of Hong Kong remains a mystery, but many here in China are hailing him as a hero.
Edward Snowden is believed to be in Moscow and was not on a flight to Havana earlier as expected.
Whatever you think of Edward Snowden, he's changed the way the world's two largest powers deal with each other.