Be Conscious Of Harassment, Do not Speak Politics

UK Tells Britons In Russia: Be Aware Of Harassment, Don't Talk Politics

Theresa Might has mentioned that Russia is behind the assault on Sergei Skripal and his daughter. (File picture)

London:  Britain has instructed its residents travelling to Russia to pay attention to anti-British sentiment and harassment and keep away from commenting on politics, as relations between the 2 international locations bitter over the poisoning of a former Russian double agent.

The International Workplace up to date its journey recommendation on Wednesday after Prime Minister Theresa Might mentioned Russia was behind the assault on Sergei Skripal and his daughter with nerve agent, and expelled 23 diplomats. Russia denies duty.

“On account of heightened political tensions between the UK and Russia, you ought to be conscious of the opportunity of anti-British sentiment or harassment presently,” the International Workplace mentioned in a journey advisory.

“You are suggested to stay vigilant, keep away from any protests or demonstrations and keep away from commenting publicly on political developments,” it added.

British police have estimated that 10,000 to 20,000 British soccer followers had been anticipated to journey to Russia within the Summer season for the finals of the World Cup.

© Thomson Reuters 2018

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