(1) The Sochi Flytrap
(2) Russia, the Wealthy, Healthy Country
(3) Russia, the Sophisticated, Educated Country
NOTE: Check out La Russophobe's latest installment on Publius Pundit, where she rips the Kremlin a new one over its sixth, yes, sixth, conviction for state-sponsored murder by the European Court for Human Rights this year alone, and its dastardly attempts to close off access to the court by Russian citizens. We'll be posting the source material for this on Monday, but the links are all there for you to read right now. Comments most welcome on this outrageous new display of neo-Soviet barbarism.