London, United Kingdom of Great Britain
QUEEN ELIZABETH AND PRESIDENT PUTIN RIDE CARRIAGE IN LONDON.
A carriage carrying Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Russian President
Vladimir Putin is escorted by royal guards to Buckingham Palace in
central London June 24, 2003. Putin is on the first state visit by a
Russian leader since 1844, when Nicholas I visited the British Isles at
the invitation of Queen Victoria. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor