Russian tourists in Thailand advised to stay vigilant, discouraged from traveling to Bangkok

The Russian Foreign Ministry has recommended that Russian citizens currently in Thailand to stay vigilant and not visit Bangkok after martial law was introduced in this country.

The Russian Foreign Ministry has recommended that Russian citizens currently in Thailand to stay vigilant and not visit Bangkok after martial law was introduced in this country.

"Due to the introduction of martial law in Thailand on May 20, Russian citizens staying in this country should remain vigilant, avoid demonstration venues and comply with all demands of law enforcement officers," the ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.

"The Russians planning a holiday in Thailand are still advised to travel to resort areas without going into the capital," the document said.

Currently, the situation in the country's main tourist cities (Pattaya, Phuket, Samui, Chang and Hua Hin) remains calm.

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