Security Alert: Putin Visit – Tomorrow, January 17, 2019

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Belgrade, Serbia (January 16, 2019)

Location: Belgrade, Serbia


A march through the city center in honor of visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to take place on Thursday, January 17 at 3:00PM, followed by an appearance at Saint Sava Church. Police expect there will be 70,000 attendees. President Putin will also attend various other events during the day. Expect enhanced security measures and street closures throughout the city.

Actions to Take:

    • Avoid the area.
    • Monitor local media for updates.
    • Avoid crowds.
    • Keep a low profile.
    • Be aware of your surroundings.