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The Administrative-Territorial Division of the Republic of Karelia About Karelia


Administration of the Head
of the Republic of Karelia

Lenin street, 19, Petrozavodsk,
Republic of Karelia, 185028
Reception: +7(814-2)79-93-09
For Organizations: +7(814-2)79-93-69
For Citizens: +7(814-2)79-93-75
Fax: +7(814-2)79-93-91, 79-93-92
Teletype: 165394 FLAG RU
(814-2)79-93-53, (814-2)79-93-50

The White Sea-Baltic Canal
The canal connects the White Sea (near the town of Byelomorsk) to Onego lake (near Povenets settlement). The waterway from the center of the country to the north was already known in the 16-17 centuries. The famous Sovereign's Road was laid through these places in the summer of 1702 by thousands of Russian peasants. A few construction projects of the canal were developed in the 19 century. However, none of them has been implemented because of a large scope of work which required huge financial expenditure. The decision on construction of the canal was made in February, 1931...

October, 17

Development of cross-border cooperation between the republic and regions of Finland will continue within the new Karelia programme Фотоматериалы

Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Georgy Kalamanov: "Karelia's industry has high potential for development" Фотоматериалы

Meeting of Head of Karelia and Director General of Regional State Administrative Agency for Northern Finland Фотоматериалы

Alexander Khudilainen presented Karelia's investment prospects to entrepreneurs of Northern Finland Фотоматериалы

October, 16

Alexander Khudilainen at the factory of Ponsse Oyj: "Karelia will come forward to the federal level with legislative initiative concerning improvement of the effectiveness of working in the wood" Фотоматериалы

Head of Karelia is making a working visit to Finland

October, 14

Entrepreneur from Karelia is awarded a gold medal of the XVI Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2014

October, 13

Entrepreneurs from Karelia went on a business mission to Germany and Austria Фотоматериалы

October, 9

Head of Karelia has signed the Decree On the Distribution of Competences in the Government of the republic

Oleg Gromov has held a working meeting with the delegation of Stora Enso Oyj Фотоматериалы

October, 8

Delegation of Karelia is taking part in the XVI Russian Agricultural Exhibition Golden Autumn-2014

October, 7

Head of the republic has signed several decrees on appointments to the Government of Karelia

Alexander Khudilainen has approved the new frame of the Government of Karelia

October, 6

Dmitry Rogozin: "Karelia needs civilized border-crossing points" Фотоматериалы

Dmitry Rogozin has visited the surface effect vehicle building center in Petrozavodsk Фотоматериалы

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Rogozin reviewed the production of local enterprises of the republic Фотоматериалы

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