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About 200 migrants from Ukraine arrive in Crimea every day - Republic's Ministry

March 24, 2014, 14:09 UTC+3

Russian authorities ponder how to create conditions for Ukrainian citizens who leave their homeland

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SIMFEROPOL, March 24. /ITAR-TASS/. More than 200 Ukrainian migrants come to the Russian Republic of Crimea daily, their overall number has reached several thousand people for whom camps will be decided to create, Crimean First Deputy Prime Minister Rustam Temirgaliev said on Monday.

“Ukrainian citizens cross Crimean-Ukrainian border daily asking for Russian citizenship and wishing to stay to live in Crimea. On average we report more than 200 people daily,” he said.

“We and the chairman of the Crimean Council of Ministers have discussed the opportunity of creating camps to accommodate Ukrainian migrants. Their number has already exceeded several thousands and today we should ponder how to create conditions, primarily social and living ones, for Ukrainian citizens who leave their homeland,” Temirgaliev noted. In his words, local authorities plan to accommodate migrants at Crimean children’s summer camp Artek.

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