Posted September 06, 2018 06:13:53 When visiting the popular tourist destinations of southern Ukraine it is almost guaranteed that you will be approached by thieves.
The most frequent and most serious of these crimes are for stolen goods, stolen vehicles, and the illegal possession of guns and explosives.
For this reason, it is essential to keep a good lookout for suspicious persons and the people they pass.
Here are some tips to keep you safe when visiting tourist destinations in southern and eastern Ukraine.1.
Keep a safe distance from tourist sites and avoid crowds of people2.
Never be too careful and be alert for suspicious movements3.
Keep your distance from the main tourist sites of the city and stay at a safe place4.
If you see a person carrying a weapon, or a suspicious person in the crowd, take a closer look5.
Never leave your car in a designated area of the street, especially during the summer months when the streets are filled with tourists.6.
Always be aware of the situation around you, and keep a safe and vigilant distance from pedestrians7.
Avoid walking in crowds and take extra care when approaching people8.
Never enter a tourist destination by any means, including by public transportation9.
Never open a suitcase, backpack, or other heavy luggage in a tourist area, especially when crowds are in the vicinity10.
Never take out a small bag of goods in a shopping mall, hotel or other place of public accommodation11.
Always carry a large bag of luggage on your person, in your car, or in a bag of groceries12.
If a person or group of people is approaching you, immediately run away.
If it is too dangerous for you to run away, get away from the area.
If there is no one nearby, or the situation is dangerous, you should call the police.