Project ‘The development of Russia’s national security and Finland’s choices’ aims to create an overall picture of Russia’s key development patterns, which are significant for Finnish foreign and defence policy decision making.

The project has two primary end-user groups. The first includes the Finnish Government, parliamentarians and the leadership of Finnish ministries, particularly in the Ministry of Defence, Finnish business and NGOs. The second includes developers of Russia studies and research in Finnish higher education institutions, sectoral research institutions and educational organisations.

The project includes a meta-analysis of research on Russia’s security policy which has been conducted in Finland between 2011-2015.

The final report was published by the Prime Minister’s Office: