Russian military officials have claimed that US national were among Georgian commando units who invaded South Ossetia earlier this month.
A senior Russian military official claimed that a US passport had been found in a building in South Ossetia which had been occupied by Georgian forces
during the Caucasus conflict, Russia Today reported on Friday.
According to Deputy Chief of Russia's General Staff Anatoly Nagovitsyn, after Russian captured the building, they found the passport belonging to
Michael Lee White, a Texan man.
He showed photocopies of the passport to reporters in a press conference on Thursday.
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The passport the Russians showed off does appear to have been White’s. He told the Wall Street Journal that it looks to be the one he accidentally
left in the seat pocket of a Moscow-New York flight in October 2005.
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