(1) EDITORIAL: Postcards from Potemkin Russia
(2) Putin's Quiet Coup D'etat
(3) Who does the Russian Military Think it's Fooling?
(4) Russians Beg for Mercy from Tsar Dimitri
(5) Welcome back to the USSR
(6) Annals of "Pacified" Chechnya
NOTE: Vladimir Putin is invading Georgia with a massive army in clear violation of international law. Publius Pundit has all the details, via the brilliant Vladimir Socor over at Eurasia Daily Monitor.