(1) Another Original LR Translation: The Lie as Russia's "National Idea"
(2) Putin: Russia cut off from the Internet
(3) Russian Human Rights Campaigners call for Foreign Intervention
(4) Annals of the Holy Russian Empire: Prayer in Schools
(5) Annals of Neo-Soviet Propaganda
(A) Check out LR's latest installment on Publius Pundit, dealing with Putin's declaration of cold war in his state-of-the-nation address.
(B) Our sidebar contains three new features: (1) a Google news feed for stories about Vladimir Putin; (2) a YouTube feed for videos about Russia; (3) a "hangman" word game (how appropriate for Russia!). If you are looking to spend a few idle moments browsing or playing, check out the bottom of the sidebar for these new features.