Seoul, Korea - Republic of
GOVERNOR OF ST PETERSBURG ANSWERS QUESTIONS IN SEOUL.
Vladimir Yakovlev, governor of Russia's second largest city of St.
Petersburg, speaks at a news conference in Seoul April 18, 2002.
Yakovlev briefed South Korea on Wednesday on his recent high-profile
talks in North Korea in the latest example of Russia's resurgent role
in diplomacy on the divided peninsula. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won