MOSCOW, July 04. /ITAR-TASS/. On Thursday, Russian regions have organized 12 additional accommodation facilities for refugees from Ukraine, spokesman of the Russian Emergencies Ministry (EMERCOM) Alexander Drobyshevsky said on Friday.
“Across Russia, 268 temporary accommodation facilities are already in operation, hosting over 18,200 people,” he said. “The number of refugees there has grown by 200 people.”
If the refugees prefer to move on from the Rostov region (bordering Ukraine) and Crimea to Russia’s other regions, the ministry’s aviation and vehicles transport them.
A mobile hospital of the Southern branch of EMERCOM’s rescue team has begun working in the Rostov region. On Thursday, the doctors offered medical assistance to six Ukrainian citizens there.