Local Resources for U.S. Citizens

You can access the Country Specific Information sheet by clicking on this link. It provides information such as location of the U.S. Embassy, health conditions, political situations, and crime reports. If the situation in a country poses a specific threat to the safety and security of U.S. citizens that is not addressed in the Country Specific Information sheet, the State Department may issue a Public Announcement alerting U.S. citizens to local security situations. If conditions in a country are sufficiently serious, the State Department may issue a Travel Warning recommending that U.S. citizens avoid traveling to that country.

These documents are available at:  www.travel.state.gov, or by calling the State Department’s Office of Overseas Citizens Services Toll Free at +1 888 407 4747. This number is available from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays). Callers who are unable to use toll-free numbers, such as those calling from overseas, may obtain information and assistance during these hours by calling +1 202 501 4444.

The Embassy provides periodic warnings and announcements to U.S. citizens in Russia. Please see Security & Safety Messages.