Location: Yekaterinburg, Russia ‑ Labor Square by the National Liberation Movement (Национально-освободительное движение) (NOD)
Event: A rally will be held on Sunday, June 9 to mark the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Donbass from German forces during World War II. The NOD is an anti-American organization. Police presence is expected. U.S. government personnel are advised to monitor their cell phones and advised to avoid the immediate area of the demonstration.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Avoid the area.
- 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 (country) visa.
U.S. Consulate Yekaterinburg, Russia
- Phone number: +7 (917) 569-3549
- Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Embassy/Consulate website: https://ru.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/
State Department – Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Russian Federation Country Information
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates
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