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Switchboard: +358 295 16001
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Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia handles matters related to the following countries:

Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.

The Department is responsible for:

  • political, trade political, commercial and economic, and international development cooperation issues related to bilateral relations, the EU’s external relations and multilateral institutions in respect of these countries;
  • regional organisations and other cooperation forums;
  • administration of financing for Baltic Sea, Barents and Arctic cooperation and related international financial arrangements
  • issues related to the Northern Dimension.

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
PO Box 427
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address:

Laivastokatu 22 G
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Director General

Fax:
  • fax +358 9 160 565 77
E-mail:

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
PO Box 427
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address:

Laivastokatu 22 G
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Maimo Henriksson
  • Director General
  • tel. work +358 295 351 247
  • tel. work +358 9 160 550 38
Vesa Kekäle
  • tel. +358 295 351 685
Sari Kuisma
  • Executive Secretary
  • tel. work +358 295 351 910
  • tel. work +358 9 160 550 39
  • Leave of absence 18 May 2017 - 29 March 2018
Emilia Tapaninen
  • Executive Assistant
  • tel. +358 295 351 910
  • tel. +358 9 160 550 39
E-mail addresses are in the form: forename.surname@formin.fi. Scandinavian characters are replaced by: ä=a, ö=o, å=a.

Deputy Director General

E-mail:

Postal address:

Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Department for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
PO Box 427
00023 GOVERNMENT
FINLAND

Visiting address:

Laivastokatu 22 G
MKG1
00160 HELSINKI
FINLAND

Personnel

Sannamaaria Vanamo
  • Deputy Director General
  • tel. work +358 295 351 529
Sari Kuisma
  • Executive Secretary
  • tel. work +358 295 351 910
  • tel. work +358 9 160 550 39
Eija Pöysti
  • Attaché, Administrative Affairs
  • Administrative Officer
  • tel. +358 295 351 931
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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