Demonstration Alert: U.S. Mission Russia

Demonstration Alert: U.S. Mission Russia (July 18, 2020)

Location: Khabarovsk and Vladivostok, Russia

Event: The Embassy is aware of reports that protests may take place at Lenin Square in Khabarovsk and Revolution Square in Vladivostok on Saturday,July 18, around 12:00 p.m. local time. Earlier protests in Khabarovsk also included marches from Lenin Square up Muravyeva-Amurskogo Street and Turgeneva Street toward the Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral. U.S. citizens should avoid these demonstrations and any other demonstration-related activities.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid the areas.
  • 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 Russian visa.