Russian soldiers walk in a street in Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, Georgia.
Russian soldiers walk in a street in Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, Georgia. Dmitry Lovetsky / AP
Russian soldiers walk in a street in Tskhinvali, South Ossetia, Georgia. Dmitry Lovetsky / AP

Despite angry words, Pentagon seeks to avoid Russia conflict

August 13, 2008 6:57 PM