Terrorist Threat Targets Madonna Concert in Russia -- Americans Warned
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8/8/2012 4:15 AM PT
Someone has made a serious threat to harm spectators and performers at an upcoming Madonna concert in Russia, and the U.S. Embassy is warning Americans who might attend.
The Embassy issued an alert that the U.S. Consulate General in St. Petersburg received info regarding a threat of physical violence against the audience and people on stage at the St. Petersburg concert scheduled for tomorrow.
The Embassy is specifically warning American citizens planning to attend the concert "to remain vigilant regarding their personal security."
A source directly connected with Madonna tells TMZ they will not be deterred by the threat and the show will go on.
Officials are not giving details on the nature of the threat, but the threats were revealed days after Madonna spoke out in support of a jailed Russian punk band called Pussy Riot. Madonna believes the group has been unfairly censored.