Mr. Pauli Saapunki works as a Honorary Consul for Russia in Northern Ostrobothnia, Kainuu, Central Ostrobothnia, Lapland and North Karelia provinces stationed in Kuusamo.
Honorary Consul of the Russian Federation overseens Russian citizens and businesses rights and interests in a area. Honorary Consul also contribute to the development of the cooperative relationship between the Russian and the country. Honorary Consul's tasks is representation of the country offices, the registration of temporary or permanently living Russian citizens.
In addition, the Honorary Consul in order to strengthen the bilateral contacts in the economic, cultural works, in the areas of science, as well as to encourage cooperation between the Finnish and Russian regions.
Honorary Consul does not grant Russian passports, visas and other consular documents, but may, if necessary, to help the filling in and sending them.
Regional Council of Northern Ostrobothnia assisted by Honorary Consul Saapunkia in his Office in Northern Ostrobothnia.
The Honorary Consul Mr. Saapunki contact and his assistants:
Honorary Consul of Russian Federation Pauli Saapunki Paimenpojankuja 5 93600 Kuusamo p. 0400 682 804 pauli.saapunki(at)pp.inet.fi
Regional Council of Oulu Region Roman Gokkoev Manager for international affairs puh. 040-5392133 roman.gokkoev(at)pohjois-pohjanmaa.fi
Regional Council of Kainuu Paavo Keränen puh. 044-7100853 paavo.keranen(at)kainuu.fi
Regional Council of North Karelia Timo Leinonen puh. 050 463 1424 timo.leinonen(at)pohjois-karjala.fi
Regional Council of Central Ostrobothnia Marja-Leena Mikkonen-Karikko puh. 040 730 0902 marja-leena.mikkonen-karikko(at)keski-pohjanmaa.fi