U.S. Embassy Moscow
October 4 – 5, U.S. government representatives from Embassy Moscow and officials from Washington, D.C. will attend the 16th Annual Meeting of the Special Services and Law Enforcement Entities held in Krasnodar, Russia and hosted by the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB). The meeting will focus on international law enforcement cooperation and counterterrorism, as well as planning and preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. According to the FSB, 116 delegations from 74 countries will participate in the conference. The U.S. Mission considers these types of meetings important for coordination of efforts to combat global security threats and to ensure the safety of Americans abroad.