May 7, 2012. The specially prepared copy of the official text of the Russian Constitution of 1993 as amended and the Badge of the Russian President consisting of the badge and the chain are being carried into St Andrew Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace during the inauguration of President-elect Vladimir Putin.
May 7, 2012. From right, foreground: Head of the President's Executive Office Sergei Ivanov, First Deputy Prime Minister Viktor Zubkov, widow of the First Russian President Naina Yeltsina, President's wife Lyudmila Putina and Svetlana Medvedeva. From right, background: Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and Prosecutor-General Yury Chaika at St Andrew Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace during the inauguration ceremony for President-elect Vladimir Putin.