Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

June 12, 2017

The U.S. Embassy is receiving reports that the organizers of the anti-corruption rally scheduled for today at 2:00pm in Moscow are moving the location to Tverskaya Street. If this is the case clashes with between protesters and police are possible. Use caution in the area and avoid all demonstrations.

Violence during protests in Moscow may increase the likelihood that demonstrations at other locations in Russia could also turn violent.
American Citizens are reminded to remain aware of their surroundings and patterns on public transportation services that might indicate that protests are gathering.

Stay alert for updates from the Embassy.