The Nordic Council of Ministers is represented in Russia through two offices and three information points. The offices are located in St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad and the information points are in Petrozavodsk, Murmansk and Arkhangelsk.
Den Nordlige Dimension er en politisk rammeaftale om samarbejde mellem EU, Rusland, Norge og Island. Den Nordlige Dimension fokuserer på Nordvestrusland og på samarbejde mellem Nordvestrusland og de tilgrænsende stater: de fem nordiske lande og de tre baltiske lande Estland, Letland og Litauen.
Civil society organisations play an important roll for the Nordic Council of Ministers Cooperation with the Baltic countries and northwest Russia. In particular as partners to build capacity within a number of areas of priority for the Nordic Council of Ministers, but also as partners towards building networks and develop the Councils cooperation in the Baltic Sea region. The Nordic Council of Ministers intends to broaden and intensify its cooperation with NGOs and work towards the strengthening of civil society.