Looks like the big bad CIA has zero hand-to-hand fighting skills
Matt Damon would be absolutely ashamed.
Most people know the scene from The Bourne Identity where Jason Bourne is running from the police and somehow manages to make it to the US embassy just in time. The local cops, who can't infringe the embassy's extraterritorial status, are stopped cold at the door.
Well this guy tried that, and ended up getting his tail handed to him by Moscow police.
In a video just released to Russian media, a taxi pulls up to the entrance of the US embassy on June 6th. A CIA officer steps out promptly and attempts to rush the embassy door, only to be tackled to the ground by the cop on duty.
Now leaving aside the fact that it is simply no longer possible to just walk in the front door of a US embassy these days (they are veritable fortresses), this CIA officer should have been aware of security procedures.
Even more pathetic is that it wasn't even much of a fight - within seconds the CIA man was floored, writhing and kicking on the ground and only able to slowly worm his way toward the door.
So much for highly trained CIA secret agent combat abilities.
Maybe next time America's spies in Russia will simply show their ID to get into their own embassy, if they want to avoid being caught on tape in a humiliating smackdown for the whole world to see.
(WATCH Part Two: Russian media's exposé of what happened plus more CIA incompetence)
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