Russian President Putin and Deputy Prime Minister Kadyrov attend opening session of Chechen parliament in Grozny
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) speaks during the opening session of the new Chechen local parliament as Deputy Prime Minister Ramzan Kadyrov listens in Grozny December 12, 2005. Putin made a surprise visit to turbulent Chechnya on Monday to bless the opening of its new parliament. REUTERS/ITAR-TASS/PRESIDENTIAL PRESS SERVICE
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