Rus News Journal

Putin gives a solemn breakfast in Petersburg

Vladimir Putin in the Ekaterina`s palace gives a solemn breakfast in honour of an anniversary of Petersburg.

reception passes in the Throne-room of the Ekaterina`s palace where honoured guests have proceeded after survey of the Amber room.

Vladimir Putin has taken a place near to Gerhard Schroder`s spouse, and Lyudmila Putin - near to the German leader. Vladimir Putin briskly talks to the gathered.

in a hall music plays, behind a conductor`s stand there is Yury Temirkanov.

On reception there are scientists and cultures, including Michael Shvydkoj, Jores Alfyorov, Michael Shemjakin.