“Two temporary accommodation centers have been additionally deployed. As of today over 32,900 people are staying there,” he said.
Most refugees arrive in Russia’s southern Rostov region and Crimea, from where the authorities transport some of them to other regions. They receive medical and psychological support.
4,000 Ukrainians have applied for refugee status and 27,500 people have asked for temporary shelter, he said.
Sixty Russian regions, primarily the Rostov region, accommodate Ukrainian refugees. They put up at their relatives and try to find job, Kalyuzhny said.
According to the Migration Service, the flow of migrants will increase.