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Ukrainian refugees continue arriving in Moscow Region

June 17, 2014, 19:20 UTC+3 KRASNOGORSK (Moscow region)
As many as 630 Ukrainian refugees, including 336 children, have been also accommodated in the Voronezh region in central European Russia since June 8
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KRASNOGORSK, June 17. /ITAR-TASS/. At least 1,500 refugees from Ukraine’s embattled south-east, where Kiev is conducting a special operation against federalization supporters, have arrived in Russia’s Moscow Region, the Moscow regional governor’s press service said on Tuesday.

“Public organisations and volunteers accompanied 136 people, including 45 adults and 91 children, who fled from the Ukrainian cities of Sloviansk, Kramatorsk and Donetsk,” the press service said. “At least 1,400 Ukrainians came to the Moscow Region on their own and are housed at their relatives’.”

The refugees were accommodated in the Ramenki, Serpukhov, Pushkino and Domodedovo districts while another 72 refugees could find shelter in the Naro-Fominsk district and in the town of Elektrostal.

The Migration Service, the Ministry of Social Protection, the Education and Science Ministry as well as child protection services are providing all required assistance to the people in need.

The press service said that 2,264 Ukrainian refugees asked the Federal Migration Service’s regional branch for consultations on being granted the status of refugees and temporary asylum in Russia.

 

Refugees arrive in Voronezh region

As many as 630 Ukrainian refugees, including 336 children, have been accommodated in the Voronezh region in central European Russia since June 8, the press service of Russian children’s rights ombudsmen Pavel Astakhov said on Tuesday.

“As of now, as many as 630 refugees from Ukraine’s southeastern regions, namely 336 children, 231 women and 63 men, have found shelter at 16 centres of temporary accommodation in the Voronezh region,” the press service noted.

The government of the region is coordinated the work of social protection, public health, education and youth policy departments and municipal authorities to help the Ukrainian refugees. “More and more Ukrainian citizens arrive in the region by themselves, not in organized groups. They are also accommodated at these centres,” the press service noted.

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