The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia has asked Russians in Sri Lanka not to leave their hotels for security reasons.
“According to the Russian Embassy in Colombo , the situation in the resort areas of the island is calm. Nevertheless, Russian tourists are strongly advised not to leave their places of residence until the curfew is lifted. Travel to the airport is possible if you have a passport and an air ticket, which must be presented at the request of the police at checkpoints “, the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.
Currently, mass clashes between supporters and opponents of the government of Prime Minister M. Rajapaksa, who resigned on May 9. The authorities of Sri Lanka are taking measures to normalize the situation in the country, there is a curfew.