The Duck of Minerva

The Duck Quacks at Twilight

Quick, fetch the smelling salts

August 22, 2007

I’m back in town after having been blissfully detached from the news cycle for two weeks. I seem to have missed quite a lot: resumption of long-range bomber flights, the bombing of the Nevsky Express, yet another (alleged) Russian incursion into Georgian airspace.

I’m still working on catching up with everything. In the meantime, here’s something for your viewing pleasure: manly man Vladimir Putin goes shirtless in the Siberian forest. Note the crucifix perched on his well-defined pecs. Oo-la-la.

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