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

Russian Federation

Fax

  • +358 9 160 556 21

E-mail

  • ITA-10@formin.fi

Post address

Unit for Russia
PO Box 427
00023
GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address

Laivastokatu 22 G
MKG1
00160
HELSINKI
FINLAND

Jaakko Lehtovirta
Jaakko Lehtovirta
Director
  • +358 295 351 784
Mia Markusas
Administrative Officer
  • +358 295 351 823

Political Affairs

Pekka Hirvonen
Team Leader
  • +358 295 351 407
Emilia Autio
Desk Officer

Bilateral and Commercial and Economic Relations

Johanna Lukkarila
Team Leader
  • +358 295 351 589
Sanna Orava
Desk Officer
Russia, bilateral relations
Mari Ahmed
Mari Ahmed
Desk Officer
Outi Isotalo
Desk Officer
EU-Russia
  • +358 295 351 748
Timo Tolvanen
Administrative Officer
  • +358 295 351 474

Regional Cooperation

Birgit Autere
Team Leader
Regional cooperation, Northern Dimension
  • +358 295 351 240
Marja-Leena Vuorenpää
Senior Adviser
  • +358 295 351 475
Hannele Lehtimäki
Assistant Desk Officer
Northern Dimension
  • +358 295 351 468
Anita Koivuselkä
Specialist
  • +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.