(1) EDITORIAL: The Malignant Little Troll Who Stole Christmas
(2) Latest on Kozlovsky
(3) Merry Christmas, Everyone!
(4) Kasparov Challenges Putin to a Duel
(5) Russia and Qatar
NOTE: We make reference in our editorial to a brilliant new analytical piece in Foreign Affairs showing that Russia would be far more economically prosperous if it were not being ruled over by a proud KGB thug like Vladimir Putin. Entitled "The Myth of Putin," it's required reading for all those concerned about Russia and its impact on the world.