Excerpt from the White House press briefing with Press Secretary Kayleigh MCEnany on 9/9/2020

Q    The protests in Belarus continue, as well as the crackdown on the opposition.  What concrete step is the President going to take to support Belarusians in their struggle for democracy and to stop human rights abuses? MS. MCENANY:  Yeah, it’s another very good question.  The U.S. is extremely concerned by continued human rights violations …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus

Location: Public areas throughout Minsk and the rest of Belarus. Event: The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise increased awareness and vigilance regarding potential rallies, assemblies, protests, and demonstrations within the Republic of Belarus following the presidential elections. These gatherings may occur spontaneously with increasing frequency or little advance notice, with no current estimate …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus

Location: Public areas throughout Minsk and the rest of Belarus. Event: The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise increased awareness and vigilance regarding potential rallies, assemblies, protests, and demonstrations within the Republic of Belarus following the presidential elections. These gatherings are ongoing with no estimate for when they will end. Internet access throughout much …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus

Location: Public areas throughout Minsk and the rest of Belarus. Event: The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise increased awareness and vigilance regarding potential rallies, assemblies, protests, and demonstrations within the Republic of Belarus related to the presidential elections on August 9 and following the official announcement of election results on August 10. Due to increased political …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (August 3, 2020)

Updated August 3, 2020 Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or concerns, please email us at  ConsularMinsk@state.gov

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (July 27, 2020)

Updated July 27, 2020 Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or concerns, please email us at  ConsularMinsk@state.gov .  Information updated since …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (July 20, 2020)

Updated July 20, 2020 Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or concerns, please email us at  ConsularMinsk@state.gov .  Information updated since …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus 

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus July 14, 2020 Location: Potential event locations include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Minsk, Belarus: UlitsaNezalezhnosti Entrance to Galleria Mall NemigaStreet Adam Mickiewicz square Nemigametro station Oktyaberskayametro station Other locations throughout Belarus Event: Media reports have highlighted public political gatherings and events throughout Belarus on the evening …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (July 13, 2020)

Updated July 13, 2020 Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or concerns, please email us at  ConsularMinsk@state.gov .  Information updated since …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (July 6, 2020)

Updated July 6, 2020 Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or concerns, please email us at  ConsularMinsk@state.gov .  Information updated since …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (June 29, 2020)

Updated June 29, 2020 Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts (Note –NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus

Updated June 29, 2020 Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts (Note –NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus

Location: Potential events may occur throughout Belarus.  In Minsk, locations include, but are not limited to, the following areas: Ulitsa Nezalezhnosti from Ploschad Yakuba Kolaca to Victory Square Peoples’ Friendship Park within the boundaries of Orlovskaya, Bogdanovicha, Kulman, and L. Karastoyanova streets (GPS coordinates 53.930606, 27.571268 ) Outdoor theater of the Park in the Name of the 50th …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (June 22, 2020)

Updated June 22, 2020  (Note –NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (June 15, 2020)

Updated June 15, 2020  (Note –NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (June 8, 2020)

Updated June 8, 2020  (Note –NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (June 1, 2020)

Updated June 1, 2020  (Note –NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 26, 2020)

Updated May 26, 2020   Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)     The Department of State has issued a   Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or concerns, please email us at  ConsularMinsk@state.gov .  Information …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 18, 2020)

Updated May 18, 2020 Link to Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts (Note – NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will reduce the frequency of these health alerts from daily to weekly unless circumstances warrant.  If you have questions or concerns, please email us at  ConsularMinsk@state.gov

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 15, 2020)

Updated May 15, 2020 Link to Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts (Note – NEW information is in bold) The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. (NEW) Beginning May 18, 2020, U.S. Embassy Minsk will be reducing the frequency of these health alerts to weekly.  However, to …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 14, 2020)

Updated May 14, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)  The Department of State has issued a   Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 13, 2020)

Updated May 13, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)  The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 12, 2020)

Updated May 12, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)  The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 11, 2020)

Updated May 11, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts     (Note – NEW information is in bold)  The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus

Updated May 7, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)   Country-Specific Information:   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.   U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 7, 2020)

Updated May 7, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)   Country-Specific Information:   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.   U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 6, 2020)

Updated May 6, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)   Country-Specific Information:   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.   U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 5, 2020)

Updated May 5, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)   Country-Specific Information:   The Department of State has issued a   Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (May 4, 2020)

Updated May 4, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)  Country-Specific Information:     The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 30, 2020)

Updated April 30, 2020 Link to Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts (Note – NEW information is in bold) Country-Specific Information: The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 29, 2020)

Updated April 29, 2020  Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)   Country-Specific Information:    The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.  U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 27, 2020)

Updated April 27, 2020 Link to Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts (Note – NEW information is in bold) Country-Specific Information: The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 24, 2020)

Updated April 24, 2020   Link to  Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts        (Note – NEW information is in bold)     Country-Specific Information:   The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory  advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19.     U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 23, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.   Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW).     Location:  Belarus Event:   International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 22, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 21, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 17, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 16, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 15, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 14, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 13, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 9, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 8, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 7, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). Location:  Belarus Event:  International commercial flight options currently exist in Belarus.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 6, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at  ConsularMinsk@State.gov Location:  Belarus Event:  International …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 3, 2020) pm

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at  ConsularMinsk@State.gov Location:  Belarus Event: (NEW) International …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 3, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at  ConsularMinsk@State.gov Location:  Belarus Event: (NEW) International …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 2, 2020) pm

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at ConsularMinsk@State.gov …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 2, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at ConsularMinsk@State.gov …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

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 States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period. …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 1, 2020) pm

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at ConsularMinsk@State.gov …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (April 1, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at ConsularMinsk@State.gov Location:  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 31, 2020) pm

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at ConsularMinsk@State.gov …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 31, 2020)

U.S. Embassy Minsk will be sending frequent updates to ensure all U.S. citizens in Belarus have the latest information about COVID19 and local conditions.  Information updated within the last 24 hours will be in bold and prefaced with (NEW). If different or additional information would be useful, please email us with your suggestions at ConsularMinsk@State.gov Location:  …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 30, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 30, 2020) pm Please note: information updated within the past 24 hours is in bold Location:  Belarus Event:  The Belarus Ministry of Health reports 152 cases of COVID-19.  Of these, 105 are undergoing treatment, and 47 have recovered. There have been no deaths. Belarus reported its first case February 28. The Ministry …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 25, 2020)

 Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 25, 2020) Location:  Belarus Event:  On March 25, 2020 the Ministry of Health (MOH) has reported five additional cases of COVID-19 in Belarus, bringing the total number of cases to 86.  Of these, 57 are undergoing treatment, and 29 have recovered. There have been no deaths.  Belarus reported its …

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Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 23, 2020) 

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 23, 2020) Location: Belarus Event: The U.S. Embassy in Minsk is temporarily reducing routine citizenship services due to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus pandemic.   These measures are being taken based on the Centers for Disease Control’s recommendation to practice “social distancing.” The safety of U.S. citizens is our top priority. Until further …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 23, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 23, 2020) Location:  Belarus Event: According to the Ministry of Health, Belarus has had 81 diagnosed COVID-19 cases since February 28.  As of March 23, 2020, 22 people have recovered and been released from hospital, and 59 remain hospitalized.  The Ministry of Health reported that authorities have conducted over 21,000 …

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Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel

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 States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  …

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COVID-19 Information

Updated September 14, 2020 Link to Embassy Minsk COVID-19 Alerts (Note – NEW information is in bold)  Country-Specific Information: The Department of State has issued a  Global Level 4 Health Advisory advising U.S. citizens to reconsider travel abroad due to the global impact of COVID-19. (NEW) On September 14, 2020, the Belarus Ministry of Health reported there are 74,360 registered cases of COVID-19 in …

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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 18, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (March 18, 2020)   Location:  Belarus Event:  On March 18, 2020 the Belarus Ministry of Health announced there are currently 36 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Belarus. The Government of Belarus has implemented enhanced screening and quarantine measures to reduce the potential spread of COVID-19.  Travelers arriving in Belarus …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk

Location: Belarus Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert …

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Holiday Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus

Location:  Belarus, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season security measures in Belarus remain heightened due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations such as holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation hubs, and other soft …

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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Minsk, Belarus (22 March 2018)

Location: Announced events include, but are not limited to, the following cities in Belarus: Minsk (National Opera and Ballet Theater) Brest Grodno Vitebsk Baranovichi Kobrin Event: Concerts and rallies are scheduled to take place on March 25 beginning at 1 p.m.  The city authorities of Minsk, Grodno, and Brest have authorized these activities.  There is also the …

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