MOSCOW, August 03 /ITAR-TASS/. The number of Ukrainian refugees staying at Russia’s temporary accommodation centres has increased by almost 2,000 over the past 24 hours and exceeded 39,200, Emergencies Ministry spokesperson Alexander Drobyshevsky said on Saturday.
He said 23 new such centres had been set up in addition to the existing ones.
Ukrainian refugees from the southern Rostov region and Crimea are transported daily to other Russian regions. “More than 21,000 people have been transported by air, bus and train,” Drobyshevsky said.