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26 Aug 2019 | 06:14 PM UTC

Russia: Localized disruptions expected after fire reported at convent in Moscow Aug. 26

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Localized disruptions expected following a fire at Moscow's Rozhdestvensky Convent August 26; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/25/2019, 11:00 PM until 8/27/2019, 10:59 PM (Europe/Moscow). COUNTRY/REGION Moscow


A fire reportedly broke out the Rozhdestvensky Convent in Moscow on Monday, August 26.  According to local reports, the blaze, which has been contained, had largely affected the building's roof. No casualties were immediately reported.

Emergency services and firefighters are on the scene. Traffic disruptions are to be expected in the vicinity of the convent over the coming hours as a cordon remains in place as of 21:00 (local time). 


Individuals in Moscow are advised to avoid the area of the fire and obey all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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