Location: Ukraine – Kyiv and countrywide
Event: Parliamentary elections in Ukraine are expected to occur July 21. The risk of violence is heightened during election periods, and in the lead-up to previous elections some election-related demonstrations have resulted in violence.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
- Expect heavier than normal police presence.
- Expect street closures, restrictions, and searches.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- 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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