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Poland admits over 30.000 Ukraine refugees daily

01.07.2023 11:00
More than 30,000 new arrivals from Ukraine have crossed every day into Poland in recent days, Polish Border Guard data show.
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According to the agency, some 33,000 people have arrived in Poland from Ukraine over the past 24 hours.

The figure was 31,800 on Thursday and  29,900 on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, 32,500 people crossed from Poland into Ukraine on Friday, the agency also reported.

Since February 24, 2022, when Russia invaded its neighbour, over 13 million people have crossed into Poland from Ukraine.

Meanwhile, more than 11 million people have left Poland for Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion.

It is estimated that Poland  is currently home to around 1.5 million Ukrainians after many who had fled Russia's invasion moved on to other countries or decided to return to Ukraine.

Saturday is day 493 of Russia’s war on Ukraine.


Source: PAP