Demonstration Alert: U.S. Mission Russia (October 1, 2020)
Event: The Embassy is aware of media reports of an ongoing dock workers strike at the Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port (Strelnikov St. 9), which has reportedly attracted a crowd of at least 500 people.
U.S. citizens should avoid the Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port and any other strike-related activities in the area.
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.
U.S. Embassy Moscow, Russia
U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg
- +7 (343) 379-3001
- After hours – +7 (917) 569-3549
- Website – 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
State Department – Consular Affairs