Impact of the situation in Ukraine in Kuopio

This page contains information and current issues on the impact of the situation in Kuopio.

Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine is affecting Finland in many ways. It also affects the activities of municipalities, such as the City of Kuopio.

The city is prepared to run its operations under all kinds of circumstances.

The City of Kuopio is constantly monitoring the changing situation. City receives people seeking for temporary protection. They are directed to the services they need.

Many nationalities live in Kuopio. People come from many different backgrounds. There are also Ukrainians and Russians living in our city. It is important to remember to respect all people regardless of their background. We do not tolerate bullying or discrimination of any kind.

For more information see the following topic

When arriving from Ukraine to Kuopio


Municipality of residence and how to apply for it – DVV

Municipality of residence and compulsory education – Ministry of Education and Culture

Frequently asked questions: Russia`s attack on Ukraine | Finnish Immigration Service

Temporary protection and municipality of residence – Migri