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Great Korean Empire Russian Legation Building
|Address||5 Pestelya St., St. Petersburg|
|Local Address||Санкт-Петербург, улица Пестеля 5|
- I Beom-jin was appointed Minister Plentipotentary to Russia, France, and Austria on March 15, 1899. After arriving in Paris on May 23, 1900 and presenting his credentials, he arrived in St. Petersburg on July 4th of that year, presenting his credentials there and immediately starting his duties. When his concurrent posts were removed on March 12, 1901 and he was appointed Resident Minister of Russia, I moved to St. Petersburg and established the Korean legation in a building on 5 Pestelya Street.