Location: Rallies are planned in up to 90 cities throughout Russia. The large rallies are expected at the following locations:
- Moscow – A Moscow rally is planned to begin at 2:00 PM on Tverskaya Street. This rally has not been approved by the Moscow City Administration.
- Saint Petersburg – A Saint Petersburg rally is planned to be held at 2:00 PM at Ploshchad’ Proletarskoy Diktatury, which is in the vicinity of the governor’s office and the Consulate General of the United Kingdom. This rally has not been approved by the Saint Petersburg City Administration.
- Yekaterinburg – A Yekaterinburg rally is planned to begin at 2:00 PM with a march starting from “Uralets” sport center to the square at the intersection of Bolshakova and 8th of March streets. A meeting at the square will be held until 6:00 PM. This event has been approved by the Yekaterinburg City Administration.
- Vladivostok – A Vladivostok rally is planned to be held at 2:00 PM at Central Square. This rally has not been approved by the Vladivostok City Administration.
Event: Rallies are staged to take place on Sunday, January 28 beginning at 2:00 pm. Supporters of Aleksey Navalny have announced they will stage rallies, some have been approved by appropriate city administrators, but others have not.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the area
- Avoid crowds
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Expect sizable overt police presence around rally sites
- Have travel documents up to date and easily accessible
- Expect disruptions to public transportation services; and
- Traffic delays due to numerous street closures
U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russia
+7 (495) 728-5577
After-hours: +7 (495) 728-5000
U.S. Consulate General St. Petersburg
+ 7 (812) 331-2600
U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg
+7 (343) 379-3001
After-hours: +7 (917) 569-3549
U.S. Consulate General Vladivostok
+7 (423) 230-0070
After-hours: 7+ (914) 791-0067
State Department – Consular Affairs
- 888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
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