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

Email

  • ITA-10@formin.fi

Fax

  • +358 9 160 556 21

Personnel

Niklas Lindqvist
Director
  • +358 295 351 517

Political Affairs

Johanna Birkstedt
Team Leader
  • +358 295 351 817
Laura Quist
Desk Officer
  • +358 50 439 1677
Pekka Vasara
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 523

Bilateral and Commercial and Economic Relations

Kaisa Honka-Hallila
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 109
Pasi Kokkonen
Desk Officer
  • +358 50 470 1142
Timo Tolvanen
Administrative Officer

Regional cooperation

Jatta Jämsén
Team Leader
  • +358 295 350 378
Jari Vilén
Senior Adviser
Ambassador for Barents and Northern Dimension
  • +358 295 350 381
Minna Kokkonen
Assistant Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 738
Anita Koivuselkä
Specialist
  • +358 295 351 466
Tuomas Sottinen
Desk Officer
  • +358 295 350 151

E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.