FILE In this Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 file photo Chechen students from an Islamic university wear Islamic veils, during an event, in downtown Grozny, the provincial capital of Chechny

 

              FILE In this Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 file photo Chechen students from an Islamic university wear  Islamic veils, during an event,  in downtown Grozny, the provincial capital of Chechny
FILE In this Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 file photo Chechen students from an Islamic university wear Islamic veils, during an event, in downtown Grozny, the provincial capital of Chechnya, to mark a newly established holiday called 'The Day of Chechen Women'. President Vladimir Putin spoke out Thursday against the wearing of headscarves in Russian schools in his first public comment on a potentially explosive issue. (AP Photo/Musa Sadulayev, File)