“Avoid any travel to Russia due to the impact of the war with Ukraine, including partial mobilizationrestrictions on financial transactions and increasingly limited air travel options. If you are already in Russia, you should leave Russia while communication routes are still available“- advises the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Canadians who intend to stay in after all Russia, are asked to be “restrained”. “News related to the current situation is carefully checked by local authorities. You could face serious consequences if you discuss, disseminate or publish information about Russian invasion of Ukraine – warns the ministry.
Earlier They recommended their US citizens to urgently leave Russia.
“The Russian government began mobilizing its citizens to the armed forces on September 21 to support the invasion of Ukraine. Russia may refuse to recognize dual American citizenship, deny such persons access to US consular assistance, prevent their departure from Russia and order them to mobilize,” the US Embassy said. in Moscow in a statement on September 27.
The press release underlines that it is now departure from Russia is already difficult, and American citizens staying in this country should organize their departure “as soon as possible”. It was also recalled that in Russia “the right to peaceful assembly and freedom of expression are not guaranteed” and advised to avoid any public protests.
“The Russian authorities arrested US citizens who participated in the demonstrations,” the embassy added.