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COVID-19 Information

This information was updated on March 30, 2020. You may view all U.S. Mission Russia Alerts here . Please read the latest  Global Health Alert . The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United ...
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NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ...
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Health and Travel Alert – U.S. Mission Russia

Location:  Russia, country-wide Event:  Nationwide-Holiday and Potential Cancellation of International Flights Departing from the Russian Federation Effective March 27, 2020 The Government of the Russian Federation has called for a nationwide, non-working paid holiday from March 28 to April 5, 2020 in an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Russian officials have announced that ...
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Statement by U.S. Ambassador John J. Sullivan on Paul Whelan

March 23, 2020 Good morning.  I am very grateful for your being here today.  I am joined by my colleagues, the Ambassador from the United Kingdom, Ambassador Bronnert, and the Ambassador from Ireland, Ambassador McElduff. As the U.S. Ambassador to Russia, the security and well-being of American citizens is my highest priority. We are here ...
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