Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania 

 May 27, 2021 

Location: U.S. Embassy Vilnius 

Event:  U.S. Embassy Vilnius received information that there will be a demonstration of up to 40 participants on Friday, May 28, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., in front of the Embassy.  The U.S. Embassy is located at Akmenu g. 6, Vilnius.  This event is organized by representatives of a Belarusian NGO operating in Vilnius.  The demonstration has been authorized by the municipality and is expected to be peaceful.  The Vilnius police are aware and taking precautions.  However, even peaceful demonstrations can become confrontational and escalate quickly.  

Actions to Take with Demonstrations: 

  • Avoid the areas of demonstrations 
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests 
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings 
  • Keep a low profile 
  • Notify friends and family of your safety 

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Lithuanian media at the following: