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For the mercenary group of the same name in the First Congo War (1996-1997), see White Legion (Zaire).

The White Legion (Georgian language: თეთრი ლეგიონი , t'et'ri legioni) was a guerrilla group consisting mostly of ethnic Georgians who remained in Abkhazia after the Georgian regular army's defeat in the War in Abkhazia (1992–1993).[1][2][3][4]

The group, along with another guerrilla group called the Forest Brothers, continued low-intensity guerrilla war against Abkhaz forces along the ceasefire line in the late 1990s and early 2000s.[1]

The White Legion was led by Zurab Samushia.[4]


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