Message for U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4 #Vote2020

Be an active voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week! In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 elections are as early as October 5th.  Whether you are a first-time voter or have already received ballots and voted absentee in past …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (June 8, 2020)  ) 

Aeroflot direct flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to New York (JFK) are scheduled to depart on Tuesday, June 9, and on Sunday, June 14, at 14:15. Tickets are on sale via Aeroflot’s website. Please note that the Embassy is not creating lists of potential passengers, nor are we involved in the selection or ticketing …

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Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (June 5, 2020) 

Location:  Russia, country-wide Event:  Reminder of Upcoming Aeroflot flights to New York Aeroflot direct flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to New York (JFK) are scheduled to depart on Sunday, June 7, and Tuesday, June 9, at 14:15.  Tickets are still on sale via Aeroflot’s website . Please note that the Embassy is not creating lists of …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (June 1, 2020)

Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (June 1, 2020) Location:  Russia, country-wide Event:   Upcoming Aeroflot flights to New York Aeroflot has recently announced that direct flights from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to New York (JFK) are scheduled to depart on Sunday, June 7, and Tuesday, June 9, at 14:15.  Tickets are on sale via …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (May 28, 2020)  

Upcoming Aeroflot flights to New York and Miami Aeroflot has recently announced a direct flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to Miami International Airport. This flight is scheduled to depart on Saturday, May 30, at 11:00. Tickets are on sale via Aeroflot’s website. A direct flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to New York (JFK) …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (May 24, 2020)

Tickets are on sale via Aeroflot’s website for a flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to New York, JFK. This flight is scheduled to depart on Saturday, May 30 at 14:15. Please note that the Embassy is not creating lists of potential passengers, nor are we involved in the selection or ticketing of passengers for Aeroflot flights. …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 17, 2020)

Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 17, 2020) Location:  Russia, country-wide Event:  Tickets on Sale for Aeroflot Flight on April 17 Tickets are now for sale on Aeroflot’s website for their flight from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to New York-JFK on Friday, April 17 at 14:15. Please note that the Embassy is not …

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SECOND Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 16, 2020) 

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 16, 2020) Location:  Russia, country-wide Event:  Possible Aeroflot Flight on April 17 Aeroflot is seeking permission to operate a flight departing Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO) to New York-JFK on Friday, April 17 at 14:15.  As with previous recent flights, Aeroflot requires governmental permission to operate these special flights.  This permission typically …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 16, 2020) 

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 16, 2020) Location: Russia, country-wide Event:  Rumors of Aeroflot Flight to the United States on April 20 The U.S. Embassy is aware of rumors of a possible Aeroflot flight departing Moscow-SVO to New York-JFK on Monday, April 20. The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs is also …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 14, 2020)

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 14, 2020) Location: Russia, country-wide Event: Moscow Electronic Pass System Takes Effect on April 15 The Moscow City Government is implementing an electronic pass system to regulate vehicular travel within and into the city. The new rules are set to take effect April 15 and apply to all …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 14, 2020) 

Aeroflot has just informed U.S. Mission Russia that the airline will run a commercial flight to New York-JFK airport at 14:15 (2:15 p.m.) today, April 14.  All tickets must be purchased directly from Aeroflot’s website or their ticketing counter.  Please direct all questions to Aeroflot.  The U.S. Embassy is not involved in the selection of …

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Health and Travel  Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 13, 2020) 

Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Mission Russia (April 13, 2020)  Location:  Russia, country-wide  Event:  Limited Commercial Flights    We are following reports of limited commercial flights on Aeroflot to Europe and the United States.  These flights are planned to repatriate Russian citizens, but you may be able to buy tickets directly from Aeroflot.  Aeroflot flights …

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Ambassador Sullivan’s Video Message (April 9, 2020)

Ambassador Sullivan: “The Mission Russia team has been working day and night to facilitate a charter flight for U.S. citizens & LPRs so they can return to the U.S. I’m pleased that the flight successfully departed Moscow this morning to help these travelers start their journey home.”

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Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) Offered February 5 at U.S. Embassy Moscow

U.S. Embassy Moscow will be offering the Foreign Service Officer Test on February 5, 2020, from 09:00 – 16:00. Test takers have the option of reserving a seat for the morning test session from 09:00 – 12:00 or the afternoon session from 13:00 – 16:00. Six seats are available for each session. The deadline to …

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Message to U.S. Citizens – U.S. Mission Russia (October 17, 2018)

Event:  The Russian Federation allows U.S. citizens with a FAN ID multiple entries into Russia until the end of the year.  However, all U.S. citizens entering on the FAN ID must depart the Russian Federation by December 31, 2018. U.S. Citizens who entered the Russian Federation on a FAN ID in order to attend the FIFA World Cup must depart …

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Message to U.S. Citizens:  U.S. Citizens Who Entered Russia on a FAN ID are Required to Depart by July 25, 2018

Event:  U.S. Citizens who entered the Russian Federation on a FAN ID must depart on or before midnight on July 25, 2018.  The U.S. Embassy and consulates will not be able to intervene in visa matters, including situations in which a U.S. citizen is stranded because of they have overstayed a visa or FAN ID.  …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: American Citizen Services Unit New Address

The American Citizen Services Unit of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia, moved to a new location. New address : 8 Bolshoy Deviatinsky Pereulok, 121099, Moscow, Russia Please note new Security Regulations: Applicants are not permitted to enter the U.S. Embassy/Consulate while carrying any of the following items: Electronic devices: cellular phones, photo cameras, video cameras, laptop computers, tablets …

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Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

June 12, 2017 The U.S. Embassy is receiving reports that the organizers of the anti-corruption rally scheduled for today at 2:00pm in Moscow are moving the location to Tverskaya Street. If this is the case clashes with between protesters and police are possible. Use caution in the area and avoid all demonstrations. Violence during protests …

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U.S. Mission Russia Statement on the Situation in St. Petersburg after Reports of Explosions

U.S. Mission Russia Statement on the Situation in St. Petersburg after Reports of Explosions on the Metro The US Mission to Russia continues to follow the situation in St. Petersburg after reports of at least one explosion on the metro. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families as authorities work to …

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Worldwide Caution – Updated: March 6, 2017

As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad. This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated September …

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