Monthly Archives: November 2009

Head of Karelia met Finnish President

On November, 24 Head of the Republic of Karelia Sergey Katanandov during his working trip to Finland met with the President of Finland Tarja Halonen. The meeting took place under Sergey Katanandov’s initiative. The Governor of Oulu Eino Siuruainen and the plenipotentiary ambassador of the Russian Federation in Finland Alexander Rumyantsev have taken part in it.

That fact that the Head of our region is received at the highest levels in Finland indicates signigicant interest of the neighbouring state in cooperation and recognition of the role of the Republic of Karelia in development and promotion of this cooperation. Cross-border cooperation has become the key issue during the meeting. Continue reading

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under News

Komi Governor eyes reappointment

Vladimir TorlopovLong-serving Vladimir Torlopov is on President Dmitry Medvedev’s list of candidates for governor in the Komi Republic. That makes it likely that the regional leader is given green light for another term.

According to a press release from the President’s office, Vladimir Torlopov is one of three proposed candidates for the leading position in the Komi Republic. The other candidates are current Komi Deputy Governor Vyacheslav Gaizer and the region’s representative in the Federation Council, Igor Vasiliev. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under News