Location: Announced gathering points include, but are not limited to, the following neighborhoods in Tbilisi, Georgia:
- 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.
- U.S. Embassy Tbilisi, Georgia
(995)(32) 227-7724 (M-F 8:30-5:30)
(995)(32) 227-7000 (after hours)
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Georgia Country Information
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Please see U.S. Embassy Tbilisi Security Message on Demonstrations: https://ge.usembassy.gov/u-s-citizen-services/security-and-travel-information/