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Security Alert: Warsaw (Poland), Entry to Kaliningrad from Poland during FIFA World Cup 2018

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The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw informs U.S. citizens traveling overland between Poland and Kaliningrad in the Russian Federation during the FIFA World Cup 2018 that the Polish Border Guard recommends early appearance at border crossing points.  Border checks of travelers will take place at all traffic lanes.

Travelers can check traffic intensity on the roads leading towards the border and at the border crossing points at

According to Russian regulations, fans travelling to attend World Cup matches must have a valid passport and FAN ID.  For more information, visit Russia 2018-Visitor Information for World Cup 2018 link on

Travelers with the above-mentioned documents will be able to enter the Russian Federation without visas between June 4 and July 15, and must leave Russian territory by July 25.

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