Minsk protests against Ukraine's forced return to Kiev of Belavia planeWorld October 22, 14:05
Russian Foreign Ministry: Militants in Aleppo fail assistance delivery, civilians outflowsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 14:03
Kremlin: Syria’s breakup may become catastrophe for the regionRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 14:00
Kremlin: Common language at Normandy Four talks is not oftenRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 13:56
Kremlin: Extending humanitarian pause in Aleppo is Putin’s independent decisionRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 13:50
Putin offered condolences to families of victims in Mi-8 crash in YamalSociety & Culture October 22, 11:20
Production of Russian flu vaccines in Nicaragua may start on October 22Society & Culture October 22, 7:44
Mascot of 2018 World Cup should be remembered like Olympic Mishka, Mutko saysSport October 22, 6:31
Nineteen people killed, 3 injured in helicopter crash landing in Russia's YamalSociety & Culture October 22, 5:00
MOSCOW, June 13. /ITAR-TASS/. More than 9,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived to Russia’s southern Rostov region on Friday as people try to leave besieged towns in south-eastern Ukraine, Presidential Commissioner for Children's Rights Pavel Astakhov said.
Over just 24 hours (on June 12-13) the Rostov region has provided shelter for another 9,603 residents of Ukraine, Astakhov wrote on his Twitter microblog.
“Another 533 Ukraine’s residents, including 243 children, have been accommodated in the Rostov region,” he said. “Others are heading in transit for their relatives and friends in other regions.”
Astakhov said the flow of refugees from the neighboring country’s troubled south-east continued.
“The Rostov region has almost no more opportunities for hosting refugees,” he said. “We have involved the Saratov, Volgograd, Tula, Ryazan and other regions.”
The ombudsman called on volunteers and social activists to provide assistance to refugees.
“Everyone who wants to help, join us and address directly the Rostov region’s administration,” he wrote on his account.