Well I used the search function like a good little Ewok and couldn't find anything specifically matching this.
A recent analysis of Vlad the Bad from a creditable source,reprinted by the Grauniad:
For the good and benefit of the Troop.
Question: I have a faint outline of who Vladimir Putin...
Apparently completely coincidental timing of this announcement!
To me it seems quite a clumsy use of a stick with which to poke Putin- and one which was buried last time we wanted to kiss and make up with him.
It's a bit unseemly to drag up this 2006 assassination every time we get a monk on...