Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Kyiv, Ukraine (November 21, 2019)
Event: A demonstration is planned to begin at 7:00 PM, November 21, at Independence Square (Maidan Nezalezhnosti). Social media indicates approximately 2000 people are planning to attend, with potential for much higher attendance.
Actions to Take:
- Exercise caution when traveling around Ukraine.
- Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
- Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches.
- Be aware of your surroundings and employ good situational awareness skills at all times.
- Follow local law enforcement instructions.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- U.S. Embassy – Kyiv, Ukraine
+380-44-521-5000 (after hours)
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Ukraine Country Information
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