Gudermes, Russian Federation
CHECHEN PRESIDENT KADYROV STANDS DURING HIS INAUGURATION IN GUDERMES.
Chechen president Akhmad Kadyrov stands after a swearing in during a
ceremony in Chechnya's second largest city of Gudermes, October 19,
2003. Amid extreme security, Kadyrov was sworn in as president of
Chechnya on Sunday, capping a political process backed by the Kremlin
as a recipe for peace but denounced as a sham by rebels and rights
groups. REUTERS/Adlan Khasanov