US State Department Issues Terrorism Alert in Moscow

The United States State Department has issued an urgent security alert warning that the American Embassy in Russia is monitoring potential terrorist attacks in Moscow over the coming days.

They have advised all U.S. citizens to avoid large gatherings. Russia is currently classified at a level 4 “Do Not Travel” advisory by the State Department.

According to the advisory statement: “The Embassy is monitoring reports that extremists have imminent plans to target large gatherings in Moscow, to include concerts, and U.S. citizens should be advised to avoid large gatherings over the next 48 hours.”

The exact threat or by what group remains unknown. Atlas News will be monitoring the situation and will update as it evolves.

For assistance in-country and the full advisory statement, read here.