- Do not display large sums of money when paying a bill. Be aware of pickpockets or purse snatchers in transport or public places.
- Carry your purse/bag tucked securely under your arm and wear the shoulder strap of your camera or bag across your chest.
- Carry your passport, cash and other valuables in inner pocket of your purse or suite.
- Always take a taxi to go to the airport or other places. Do not accept a ride from a driver with no yellow "Taxi" (Russ. «Такси») sign.
- If you have been the victim of a crime, immediately contact the consulate or consular agency. You should also report the crime to the police department.
Single Emergency Number — 112. You may dial from your cell phone or any public phone.