Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia

Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Tbilisi, Georgia:

  • Downtown
  • 51 Chavchavadze Avenue in the Vake District

Event: The U.S. Embassy is aware that there will be numerous events and activities this evening (August 7) throughout downtown Tbilisi commemorating the 10 year anniversary of the 2008 Georgia-Russia War.  There is also a planned annual demonstration at 51 Chavchavadze Avenue in the Vake District with the majority of participants expected to assemble at 7:00 p.m. Small and sporadic gatherings may occur in the vicinity throughout the early evening.

U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid those areas during this period.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.

Assistance:

Please see U.S. Embassy Tbilisi Security Message on Demonstrations: https://ge.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/