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Ukraine: Motorcycle events in Kiev June 15-18

Traffic disruptions expected June 15-18 due to an international motorcycle gathering in Kiev

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/15/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/18/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Kiev). COUNTRY/REGION Kiev

Event

An international gathering of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club will take place from June 15 through June 18 in Kiev. Traffic disruptions are expected in the city, especially around Pushkin Park on Peremohy Prospekt.

Context

This gathering takes place at the same time as the LGBT pride march. Reinforced security presence is expected in the city.

Advice

Individuals are advised to plan for increased travel times and to adhere to any instructions issued by local security forces.

As a reminder, due to ongoing fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the east, many Western governments advise against travel to Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (Donbass region), as well as areas along the Russian border.

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