In the advent of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, please find attached a song written for you, your mother, your father, and your gay brothers and sisters in Russia.Conor O’Brien

No word yet on which of Villagers albums Putin prefers, or his views on Occupy Your Mind, but my money’s on 2010 debut Becoming a Jackal: in moments of downtime his manliness likes nothing more than to sing and play a tender fireside version of Twenty Seven Strangers.