Putin and Kadyrov
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Grozny's Putin Avenue shows new side of Chechnya

The image most people have when they think of Grozny is largely one of bombed out buildings and Russian tanks rolling through the streets.

But after almost a decade of peace, life in the Chechen capital appears to resemble that of many other Russian cities.

Steve Rosenberg takes a walk down Putin Avenue in the centre of Grozny, one of very few Russian streets named after the current president.

  • 18 Sep 2012