Emergency Message to U.S. Citizens: Metro Explosion; All Metro Stations Closed


Emergency Message to U.S. Citizens: Metro Explosion; All Metro Stations Closed

April 3, 2017

Media reports at least one explosion and injuries at or between the Sennaya and Technological Institute Metro stations. We ask U.S. Citizens who are safe and unharmed to contact family and friends directly to advise them of your safety and whereabouts.  All Metro stations are now closed in St. Petersburg.  For your safety, avoid any police activity for the rest of the day and monitor local media for further information.

St. Petersburg has established hotlines in connection with the subway explosions. You can find out about the victims by calling the following phone numbers:

  • +7 (812) 299-99-99 – GU EMERCOM of Russia in St. Petersburg, (Emercom, St Pete)
  • +7 (495) 983-79-01 – Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, (EmerCom, Russia)
  • +7 (499) 216-99-99 – Telephone hotline of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation.

Review your personal security plans and remain aware of your surroundings, including local events.  Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

For more information:

  • U.S. Consulate General Vladivostok
    The U.S. Consulate General is located at 32 Pushkinskaya Street, Vladivostok, Russia 690001, Tel.: +7 (423) 230-0070, fax: +7 (423) 230-0091, Emergency telephone:  +7 (914) 791-0067 (24 hours)
    E-mail:  vladcons@state.gov
  • U.S. Consulate General Yekaterinburg:
    The U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg is located at 15 Gogolya Street, Tel: +7 (343) 793-001.  You may contact the Consulate’s ACS Unit by e-mail at ConsulYekat@state.gov or by fax at +7 (343) 379-4515, or visit the Consulate’s webpage.
    For after-hours emergencies, you may call the Duty Officer at +7 (917) 569-3549.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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