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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential Demonstrations in Yekaterinburg for September, 21, 2014

Media reports indicate that “March for Peace” demonstrations may be planned to take place in the center of Yekaterinburg on Sunday, September 21.  There have also been reports of the possibility of “Anti-March” counter demonstrations in the same area.  According to the reports, the marches did not receive approval from local authorities, but marchers may ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: New Information on Demonstration in Yekaterinburg

Russian government authorities have granted a permit for a demonstration to take place near the center of Yekaterinburg on September 21st, 2014. Russian civil society activists are organizing a “Peace March” to oppose the conflict in eastern Ukraine.  Participants will gather at 15:45 at Ploshad Oboroniy. As authorized, the demonstration meeting is to be stationary ...
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Amy Ballard visits Yekaterinburg

Amy Ballard, a senior specialist for historic preservation at the Smithsonian Institute, visited Yekaterinburg this past weekend.  During her visit, Ms. Ballard spoke with enthusiastic university students in Chelyabinsk, Tyumen and Yekaterinburg about the Smithsonian and about similarities between Russian and American architecture.  On Monday, Ms. Ballard and her colleague, Sally Yerkovich, conducted a workshop ...
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Discover America in Yekaterinburg!

The U.S. Consulate General in Yekaterinburg is pleased to announce the “Discover America in Yekaterinburg!” City Quest.  The contest will take place on October 18, 2014, at 14:00 and is open to interested high school students (10 and 11 grades). Students may participate in the competition in teams of three.  To enter, please submit your team ...
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VisitUSA RoadShow in Yekaterinburg

The VisitUSA RoadShow, a public event about traveling to the U.S., took place at the Ural Economics University on September 15th.  The Consul General and representatives from the Foreign Commercial Service and Consular Section gave presentations on tourism in the U.S. and how to obtain a visa to travel to the U.S.   They also ...
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