Security Message: Planned Protest Against Rail Baltic, May 17

The U.S. Embassy in Tallinn informs U.S. citizens of a protest scheduled for May 17th in Tallinn.

The event is expected to take place at Lossi Plats 1a, in front of the Parliament Building, on Wednesday, May 17 from 12:00 – 15:00.  The group will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of protesting against Rail Baltic.

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 this area during the event.