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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Potential for Political Protests in Russia (February 28, 2015)

The United States Embassy in Moscow alerts U.S. citizens to the February 28 murder of prominent political opposition leader Boris Nemtsov and advises U.S. citizens that public reaction to the murder has the potential to include public demonstrations, either organized or spontaneous.  Such demonstrations can be unpredictable and can include the potential for violence.  U.S. ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Political Protests in Moscow on March 1, 2015

Embassy Moscow informs U.S. citizens that various political parties plan to hold a large march under the banner of “Vesna” (Spring) on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 2:00 pm in the Marino area of southeast Moscow.  The march will take place in proximity to the Bratislavskaya Metro Station (м. Братиславская) near the end of the ...
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Smithsonian Expert Conducts Workshops in Vladivostok

On February 19-20, Stephanie Norby, Director of the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access, visited Vladivostok and gave 5 presentations for high school students, teachers, museum personnel, and general public. She talked about the history of the Smithsonian Institution, its structure and online educational resources for students and teachers. Workshop attendees participated in hands-on ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Anti-Maidan Demonstrations in Moscow Center

Embassy Moscow informs U.S. citizens that Russian government authorities will permit a demonstration to take place Saturday, February 21 at 12:00pm in Revolution Square (Площадь Революции).  The protest site is located near Red Square and the Bolshoi Theater. The pro-government “Anti-Maidan” movement is organizing the demonstration to mark the one-year anniversary of events related to ...
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