Demonstration Alert: U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg, Russia (June 7, 2019)

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

State Department – Consular Affairs

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