Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, hands out an the Nakhimov medal during an awarding ceremony of the crew of the Peter the Great nuclear powered cruiser to the ship captain Vladis

 

              Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, hands out an the Nakhimov medal during an awarding ceremony of the crew of the Peter the Great nuclear powered cruiser to the ship captain Vladis
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, hands out an the Nakhimov medal during an awarding ceremony of the crew of the Peter the Great nuclear powered cruiser to the ship captain Vladislav Malakhovsky, at a navy base in Severomorsk, Russia, on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)