Finnish-Russian Civic Forum 2007

The Finnish-Russian Civic Forum arranged a conference on human rights and democracy in Russia on the island fortress of Suomenlinna (Sveaborg) on 3-4 July 2007. More than 150 participants showed up, including some distinguished 30 guests from Russia.


The conference took place in Suomenlinna’s ball room of Tenaille von Fersen. The meals were served and prepared by Chechen refugees living in Finland according to the customs of their native land.

Seminaari pidettiin

Numerous representatives of mass media participated at the conference. Below, a collection of TV newscasts and newspaper articles (partly in English):

Blogs (in English):

IStori 06.07.2007, 08.07.2007, 11.07.2007
Grigory Pasko 09.07.2007
Ivar Amundsens speech at the conference

Articles from Russia:

Zakhar Prilepin
Andrey Kolomoisky
Andrey Dmitriev


FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInVKWordPressBlogger PostLiveJournalTumblrTelegramWhatsAppSMSEmailGoogle GmailOutlook.comMail.RuPrintFriendly

Leave a Reply