It is with consternation that the Brazilian Government received the news on the explosion that left at least 10 dead and dozens of injured in the subway system of the Russian city of St. Petersburg.
The Brazilian Government conveys its condolences to the families of the victims, its wishes for the prompt recovery of the wounded and its solidarity to the people and the Government of Russia.
There is no record of Brazilians among the victims to date. The Foreign Ministry's Assistance Center for Brazilian nationals is available from Monday to Friday, from 8AM to 8PM, at +55 61 2030 8803, +55 61 2030 8804 and firstname.lastname@example.org. At all other times, the consular emergencies hotline of the Undersecretariat-General for Brazilian Communities, Consular and Legal Affairs is +55 61 98197 2284. The emergency number of the Embassy of Brazil in Moscow is +7 495 960 8148.