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UAE urges citizens to stay away from Moscow protest areas

Photo: Reuters
Photo: Reuters

Dubai - The advisory comes as Russian police arrested more than 2,600 people yesterday in nationwide demonstrations.



By Web report

Published: Sun 24 Jan 2021, 6:49 PM

Last updated: Sun 24 Jan 2021, 6:50 PM

The UAE Embassy in Moscow on Saturday called on Emirati citizens to exercise utmost precaution and avoid crowded places near demonstrations in central Moscow and in other cities.

The advisory comes as Russian police arrested more than 2,600 people yesterday in nationwide protests demanding the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, the Kremlin’s most prominent foe.

The UAE mission urged its citizens in Moscow to contact the embassy on 0079263622221 in case they required any assistance.


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