Investors to build road in Karelia

(YLE 25.6.2013)

A group Finnish, Russian, and international investors plan to build a four-lane highway from Finland deep into Russia. The project, worth billions of euros, is motivated by transhipping opportunities in the region.

A privately funded four-lane toll highway might soon stretch from Parikkala, Eastern Finland, through Petrozavodsk, North-Western Russia, deep into Russia.

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Uppdated: 2013-06-26

NECL II and Parikkala arranged in June seminars where the participants visited the road constructions in Karelia:
Important information from Russian Karelia about ongoing road projects. The internationalization of Parikkala-Syväoro border crossing point still under discussion.

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