Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Tbilisi, Georgia: Rustaveli Avenue from Rose Revolution Square to Freedom Square There is a strong possibility that the area from Philharmonic Concert Hall to Freedom Square will be closed to vehicles and open only for pedestrians until the rallies are over. ...
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VOTING IN 2018 U.S. ELECTIONS

Your vote counts!  Did you know that many U.S. elections for house and senate seats have been decided by a margin smaller than the number of ballots cast by absentee voters?  All states are required to count every absentee ballot as long as it is valid and reaches local election officials by the absentee ballot ...
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Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information

Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information January 5, 2018  On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel ...
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Security Awareness during the Holiday Season

Security Message to U.S. Citizens: Security Awareness during the Holiday Season The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi reminds U.S. citizens in Georgia to maintain their security awareness during the holiday season.  Note that in addition to New Year’s Eve, Georgians celebrate Christmas Day on January 7 in 2018.  Large holiday gatherings may provide an attractive target ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recent Counter-Terrorism Operation and Holiday Security Awareness

The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens in Georgia that currently, we have no specific or credible threat information regarding U.S. government equities or private U.S. citizens in the Republic of Georgia. However, after the Georgian Security Services’ counter-terrorism operation in Tbilisi’s Isani district on November 21-22, 2017, the U.S. Embassy recommends U.S. citizens ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Demonstration The U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, 29 October 2017, starting at 2PM at Rose Revolution Square and will impact vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Rustaveli Avenue. Even demonstrations intended to be peaceful can ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration

The U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that a demonstration is expected to take place on Sunday, 1 October 2017, starting at 4PM at Rose Revolution Square. The group Alliance of Patriots of Georgia has planned a political rally/demonstration to take place in downtown Tbilisi on Sunday, 1 October 2017, starting at 4PM.   The demonstration ...
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Demonstration Notice

U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations related to the Rustavi-2 court case are expected to take place in front of the Old Parliament Building on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017. The event is expected to last several hours, and reports anticipate there will be approximately ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Upcoming Demonstrations in Tbilisi

The U.S. Embassy informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place near the Parliament building on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi beginning at 2:30pm on Sunday, February 19.  The demonstrators will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of protesting against the proceedings related to the Rustavi 2 court case. Even demonstrations intended to be ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Recent Reports of Sexual Assaults

U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that it has recently received several reports from victims of harassment and sexual assault in Tbilisi. Reported incidents have included verbal harassment and intimidating advances, unwanted touching and groping, and sexual assault, including rape. It does not appear that victims were targeted because they were U.S. citizens, but rather ...
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Security Message (March 14, 2016): Demonstration at Ivane Javakhishvili State University in Tbilisi

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration at Ivane Javakhishvili State University in Tbilisi Date 14 March 2016 A demonstration is currently taking place at Ivane Javakhishvili State University in the Vake Region, located between Heroes Square and Chavchavadze /Melikishvili Street. Two groups of student protestors are conducting demonstrations. Georgian authorities ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens (December 23, 2015): Holiday Season Security Awareness

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Holiday Season Security Awareness December 23, 2015 The U.S. Embassy Tbilisi reminds U.S. citizens in Georgia that, while the holidays are a festive time, there may also be increased security risks due to criminal activity, increased drunken driving, fireworks displays without adequate safety precautions, and ...
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Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel through Europe (September 21, 2015)

U.S. Embassy Tbilisi Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel through Europe (September 21, 2015) The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens residing in or traveling through Europe that travel may be delayed or disrupted across the region, including via land borders. We urge U.S. citizen travelers to carry a valid passport and visa or residency ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Severe Flooding in Tbilisi (June 14, 2015)

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Severe Flooding in Tbilisi Date: June  14, 2015 U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that flooding in Tbilisi last night caused significant damage, including several casualties. A number of zoo animals also escaped. Although some have been captured, others remain at large. There are numerous road ...
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Security Message: Possibility of Demonstrations in Tbilisi on May 17, 2015

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Possibility of Demonstrations in Tbilisi on May 17, 2015 Date: May 16, 2015 U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens that there is a possibility of demonstrations in the downtown area of Tbilisi on Sunday, May 17th, 2015, starting at approximately 10:00 am and continuing until late afternoon. Even demonstrations intended to ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens (April 23, 2015): Demonstration in Tbilisi on April 24, 2015

United States Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstration in Tbilisi on April 24, 2015 Date: April 23, 2015 U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens of a demonstration expected to take place in Tbilisi on Friday, 24 April 2015, starting at 2:00pm. The demonstration is expected to begin at Vake Park and then move ...
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Security Message (March 20, 2015): Demonstration on March 21, 2015

Date: March 20, 2015 U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens of additional details concerning the planned demonstration called for by the United National Movement (UNM) for the stated purpose of protesting the government’s economic policies. Internet news sources and local news media are reporting on the expected demonstrations. The demonstration is expected to take place ...
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Security Message (March 19, 2015): Demonstrations on March 19 and March 21, 2015

Date: March 19, 2015 U.S. Embassy Tbilisi informs U.S. citizens of three planned demonstrations called for by the United National Movement (UNM) for the stated purpose of protesting the government’s economic policies. Internet news sources and local news media are reporting on the expected demonstrations. A demonstration is expected to take place in Zugdidi today, ...
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