Argument: Russia aided South Ossetian separatists against Georgia
"South Ossetian separatists issue ultimatum to Georgia". International Relations and Security Network - Georgian officials accused Russian peacekeepers in the region of cooperating with the South Ossetia militias. “For the first time, the Russian peacekeepers openly fixed their position in the South Ossetian conflict. During last night’s overnight shelling, they provided the South Ossetian militias with information regarding the movement of Georgian peacekeepers,” Deputy Security Minister Gigi Ugulava told reporters.