Demonstration Alert from Embassy Moscow

Location: Moscow, Russia

Event: The Embassy is aware of reports of protests taking place in central Moscow, including Lubyanka Square and Prospekt Academician Sakharov.  U.S. citizens should avoid these demonstrations and any other demonstration-related activities. 

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid the areas.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Avoid demonstrations.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Russian visa.