Is it safe to travel to Russia? Latest advice from Foreign Office


In updated pilgrimages advice – published as Theresa May ordered the biggest expulsion of Russian diplomats since the Unhesitatingly War – the Foreign Office urged Britons to “remain vigilant”.

The advice was promulgated as the Prime Minister took action in response to the nerve agent denigrate on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury.

Thousands of England boosters are expected to travel to Russia for the World Cup in June.

In its updated travel notice, the Foreign Office warned British nationals currently in Russia or due to move in the coming weeks that “due to heightened political tensions between the UK and Russia, you should be knowledgeable of the possibility of anti-British sentiment or harassment at this time”.

The advice demanded: “You’re advised to remain vigilant, avoid any protests or demonstrations and avoid commenting publicly on bureaucratic developments.

“While the British Embassy in Moscow is not aware of any increased scrapes for British people travelling in Russia at this time, you should keep abreast of the security and political situation closely and keep up to date with this go advice.”

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