Documents issued by the Swedish authorities and provided with an apostille by a Swedish Notarius Publicus or by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (Juridiska Expeditionen, UD, Malmtorgsgatan, 3A, 7th floor, 103 23 Stockholm, phone: 08-405 51 00) are valid in the Russian Federation. Legalization by the Consular section of the Russian Embassy is not necessary.