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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tallinn (Estonia), Events in Tallinn on 26 April 2017

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The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn informs U.S. citizens of events scheduled for April 26th in Tallinn in memory of the 10th anniversary of the 2007 relocation of the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn, the Soviet World War II memorial.

Schedule of Events:
1900-1930: Public gathering at Tõnismäe park
1930-2000: March/movement to Sakala 20/Tatari 9, where an individual was killed in 2007.

Even demonstrations or gatherings intended to be peaceful can turn confrontational and escalate into violence.  You should exercise caution if in the vicinity of any large gatherings, protests, or demonstrations.  Embassy personnel have been advised to avoid these areas during the events.

For further information about security in Estonia:

  • See the State Department's travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and the Country Specific Information for Estonia. For additional information, refer to the "Traveler's Checklist" on the State Department's website.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency. 
  • Contact the U.S. Embassy in Estonia, located at Kentmanni 20, Tallinn at +372-668-8128, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm Monday through Friday.   After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +372 509-2129, or if there is no answer, please call +372-668-8169.   Inquiries about American citizen services provided by the Embassy's Consular Section may be directed to ACSTallinn@state.gov.
  • Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).