Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Personal Security Reminder

The recent announcement that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and plans to relocate the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem may spark protests, some of which have the potential to become violent.  U.S. Embassy Minsk reminds U.S. citizens of the need for caution and awareness of personal security. Review ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Minsk Saturday, October 21, 2017

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of an upcoming demonstration planned in Minsk.   The Belarusian National Congress is planning to hold a demonstration on Saturday, October 21 at 14:00 at Oktyabrskaya Square in Minsk.  This gathering has not been approved by Minsk authorities. We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Worldwide Caution

1.  As part of the Department of State’s continuous efforts to provide U.S. citizens traveling abroad with information about safety and security events, we are updating the Worldwide Caution with information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions, political violence, and criminal activity against U.S. citizens and interests abroad.  This replaces the Worldwide Caution dated ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Demonstrations in Minsk

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens of two demonstrations planned in Minsk this evening.   A demonstration has been called against the upcoming joint Belarusian and Russian Zapad military exercises at Oktyabrskaya Square today, September 8 at 18:00.  This gathering has not been approved by Minsk authorities.  There will be another demonstration, also protesting the Zapad ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Demonstration in Minsk

U.S. Embassy, Minsk, Belarus Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Upcoming Demonstration in Minsk July 6, 2017 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is planned in Minsk on July 7.  There is a call for demonstrators to gather at October Square starting at 1800. We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Demonstration in Minsk

U.S. Embassy, Minsk, Belarus Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Upcoming Demonstration in Minsk June 30, 2017 The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is planned in central Minsk on July 3 at October Square beginning at 2 p.m.  Organizers have characterized the demonstration as a peaceful gathering against the Government of Belarus.  July ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possible Gathering in Minsk

The U.S. Embassy informs American citizens of a possible gathering called for by an opposition leader at noon on Monday, May 8 at the military cemetery on Kozlov Street in Minsk where participants intend to lay flowers. We remind U.S. citizens that even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  ...
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Europe Travel Alert

The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.  This Travel Alert expires on September 1, 2017. Recent, widely-reported incidents in France, Russia, Sweden, and the United Kingdom demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ability to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Minsk on May 1

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that two demonstrations are planned in Minsk on May 1, International Labor Day.  Minsk authorities have approved a request for demonstrators to gather at Bangalore Square from 1700 to 1930.  There are reports that demonstrators may also gather at October Square at 1400.  This gathering has not been approved ...
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