|Portrayed By||Snezhana Chernova|
|First Appearance||Clark's Place|
|Images of Yelena Burova|
Yelena Burova is the wife of Igor Burov and mother of Oleg Burov and his late brother. Oleg has a very close relationship with her, returning home when his brother is killed in action in Afghanistan and during Season Five it is revealed that she spent time in a prison camp for stealing and was forced to sleep with one of the guards, receiving food and clothing in return.