Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates Khodirev family members during a parenting awards ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin

 
Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulates Khodirev family members during a parenting awards ceremony in Moscow
Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) congratulates Khodirev family members during a parenting awards ceremony in Moscow's Kremlin June 2, 2012. The ceremony honoured parents of large families by awarding them the Order of "Parental Honour". The Khodirev family, of the Kaluga region, have 12 children. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)