Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria, PM to Visit Russia

Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and Prime Minister Goran Persson are to visit Russia this spring, Swedish ambassador to Russia, Sven Hirdman, told a news conference in Moscow on Tuesday.

He said April 25 will see Crown Princess Victoria visiting St. Petersburg. She will fly over to attend Week of Sweden events in Russia's second city, organized on the occasion of the forthcoming tercentennial of St. Petersburg.

Next, in late May, Prime Minister Persson will travel to St. Petersburg to attend the EU-Russia summit due on May 31.