St.Petersburg, Russian Federation
PRESIDENT CHIRAC SPEAKS WITH MSTISLAV ROSTROPOVICH AND LYUDMILA PUTINA
DURING DINNER IN ST.PETERSBURG....
French President Jacques Chirac (L) speaks with Russian cellist
Mstislav Rostropovich (C) and wife of Russian President Vladimir Putin,
Lyudmila Putin during the dinner held aboard the Silver Whisper cruise
ship late 30 May 2003. Putin invited some 40 world leaders to join in
celebrating the tricentennial of his native city, St. Petersburg.