Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania (February 24, 2023)
Location: Various locations from Cathedral Square moving west along Gediminas Avenue towards Independence Square, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Event: A demonstration to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine will take place today, February 24, 2023, from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The demonstration will begin at Cathedral Square at 4:30 p.m., move along Gediminas Avenue towards Parliament from 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and conclude with a government-sponsored event in Independence Square from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Actions to Take:
· Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
· Maintain an appropriate level of personal security awareness.
· Monitor local media for updates.
U.S. Embassy Vilnius, Lithuania
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Telephone: +(370) (5) 266-5600
Emergency After-Hours Telephone: +(370) (5) 266 5500
State Department – Consular Affairs: +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
U.S. Department of State – Consular Affairs
+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
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