Georgia has released intercepted telephone calls purporting to show that part of a Russian armored regiment crossed into the separatist enclave of South Ossetia nearly a full day before Georgia’s attack on the capital, Tskhinvali, late on Aug. 7.
Now read this:
Russia has not disputed the veracity of the phone calls, which were apparently made by Ossetian border guards on a private Georgian cellphone network. “Listen, has the armor arrived or what?” a supervisor at the South Ossetian border guard headquarters asked a guard at the tunnel with the surname Gassiev, according to a call that Georgia and the cellphone provider said was intercepted at 3:52 a.m. on Aug. 7.
OK, now read it a second time slowly. Do you understand what it is saying? Do you realize the importance?
OK, here’s a clue. Which intelligence services have heard these conversations? What are they saying about those conversations? Get it?
[update Sept 16th – just to make clear – I’ve got opinions and conspiracy theories and the rest, but I have no idea what is going on. I just find this story fascinating and wanted to share. I also swore an oath a few weeks ago not to let this story fade away as the Western Media let it.]