Demonstration Alert: U.S. Mission Russia

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Mission Russia (August 3, 2020)   

Location: Khabarovsk ‎and other cities in the Far East and Siberia  

Event: The Embassy is aware of media reports of recurring protests in Khabarovsk ‎and other cities in the Far East and Siberia, including:  

  • In Khabarovsk, at Lenin Square and continuing along Muravyeva-Amurskogo and Turgeneva Streets on weekends at noon and on weekdays after work, and  
  • In Vladivostok, at the Central Square and continuing along Svetlanskaya Street and other central streets on Saturdays and Sundays at noon.   

U.S. citizens should avoid these demonstrations and any other demonstration-related activities.  

Actions to Take:  

  • Monitor local media for updates.  
  • Avoid any areas where demonstrations may be taking place.  
  • Avoid crowds.  
  • 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.  

Assistance:  

U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russia  

  • +7 495 728-5000  
  • Afterhours – +7 495 728-5000
  • moscowacs@state.gov
  • Website – U.S. Embassy Moscow  

U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg  

U.S. Consular Agency Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk  

  • +7-4242-42-49-17 (Mondays and Thursdays, 0900-1300)  
  • Afterhours – +7-914-704-07 62  
  • Sakh.agency@confidesk.com  


State Department – Consular Affairs