(1) EDITORIAL: Garry Kasparov, Sniveling Coward?
(2) Latynina Asks: Who is Putin?
(3) Golts on Georgia
(4) Applebaum on Georgia
(5) Annals of the Neo-Soviet Crackdown on Journalism
NOTE: Oleg Kozlovsky has been preemptively arrested and given a two-week sentence to stop him from participating in the formation of the shadow parliament.
NOTE: Why is the junta that governs Myanmar so willing to flout the authority of the civilized world and ignore the plight of its own people? The same reason other rogue regimes, like Iran and Venezuela and Hamas are willing -- support from the mother of all rogue regimes in Russia. Publius Pundit has the details and is now publishing comments as blog posts, so feel free to e-mail yours regarding this outrage.
NOTE: On Wednesday, we were pleased to welcome the quarter-millionth visit to this blog.