More than 5.3 million refugees fled Ukraine since Russian invasion started – UN

     

As of April 27, 2022, a total of 5,372,854 refugees had fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion started.

     

The relevant data were provided by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

    

Most Ukrainian refugees went to Poland (over 2.9 million people). Over 800.000 people went to Romania, 647.000 to Russia, 507.000 to Hungary, 439.000 to Moldova, 363.000 to Slovakia and 24.000 to Belarus.

      

According to the recent report by the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a total of 7.7 million Ukrainian citizens were forcibly displaced within Ukraine, i.e. they stayed within the country but had to leave their houses.

      

A reminder that, on February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin initiated a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, starting a war. Russian troops are shelling and destroying the key infrastructure facilities, launching missile and air strikes on Ukrainian cities and villages, torturing and murdering civilians.

     

© 2022 Ukrinform News

     

6 comments

    • Think I saw that even if they had their passports taken away, that legislation was passed to permit those forced to go to orcland to be repatriated.

  1. By God those degenerate, unspeakably malignant putinazi savages must pay for this horror.
    For the next 100 years.

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