Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (June 10, 2022)
Event: The Embassy has been informed of a planned nationwide blockade of Orlen gas stations to take place throughout Poland on Saturday, June 11, 2022. The purpose of the blockade is to protest Orlen’s raising of fuel prices in the Polish market.
Warsaw and Krakow times and locations of proposed protests are listed below.
Warsaw 16:00 to 18:00 ul. Michała Spisaka 1, Wydawnicza 72, Jagiellońska 86
Kraków 16:00 to 18:00 ul. Stefana Grota-Roweckiego 33
Nationwide locations and updated times can be found here: http://blokujemyorlen.pl/kalendarium/gdzie-bedziemy
U.S. citizens are urged to be cautious and take the following actions:
- Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates.
U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland
Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31, Piękna 12
+48 22 504 2784 (business hours)
+48 22 504 2000 (after-hours emergencies involving U.S. citizens)
U.S. Consulate General, Krakow, Poland
Ul. Stolarska 9
31-043 Krakow, Poland
+48 12 424 5100 (business hours)
+48 601 483 348 (after-hours emergencies involving U.S. Citizens)
U.S. Consular Agency, Poznan, Poland
Ul. Paderewskiego 8 room 06, 61-770 Poznan
Tel: +48 61 851 8516
State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Poland Country Information
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