Merikasarmi, PO Box 176, 00023 Government, Finland
tel: +358 295 350 000
Contact information | How to find the Ministry

Unit for Russia

The Unit for Russia is responsible for:

  • monitoring of the situation in Russia
  • bilateral relations between Finland and Russia
  • the EU's relations with Russia
  • issues in international organisations that are related to Russia
  • tasks of the Secretariat of the Finnish-Russian Intergovernmental Commission for Economic Cooperation
  • tasks of the ministerial group of the government on Russian affairs 

Countries:

Russia

Visiting address:

Laivastokatu 22 G
MKG1
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Unit for Russia
PO Box 427
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Fax:

  • fax +358 9 160 556 21

E-mail:

Personnel

Jaakko Lehtovirta
  • Director
  • tel. work +358 295 351 784
  • mob. workcell +358 50 443 3078
Mia Markusas
  • Administrative Officer
  • tel. work +358 295 351 823
Heli Härkönen
  • Assistant
  • tel. work +358 295 351 465
  • tel. work +358 9 160 556 29
Paavo Siltala
  • Translator
Marja-Leena Vuorenpää
  • Team Leader, EU-Russia relations
  • tel. work +358 295 351 475
E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

Political Affairs

Eevamari Laaksonen
  • Team Leader, Russia policy
  • tel. work +358 295 351 320
  • tel. +358 9 160 554 97
Anna Hakala
  • Second Secretary
  • Desk Officer, Russia, internal development, foreign and security policy
  • tel. +358 295 351 730

Bilateral and Commercial and Economic Relations

Anneli Puura-Märkälä
  • Senior Adviser, Russia, bilateral relations
  • tel. work +358 295 351 470
Johanna Lukkarila
  • Team Leader
  • tel. work +358 295 351 589
Timo Tolvanen
  • Administrative Officer
  • tel. work +358 295 351 474

Hannele Lehtimäki
  • Assistant Desk Officer, Northern Dimension
  • tel. work +358 295 351 468

Financing cooperation

Birgit Autere
  • Team Leader
  • tel. +358 295 351 240
Anita Koivuselkä
  • Specialist
  • tel. work +358 295 351 466
E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

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Updated 9/26/2016

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