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Most of these internally displaced persons (87%) who left their homes but did not cross the state border are natives of the Donetsk and Luhansk Regions - 102,600.
Over the last seven days alone, 6,200 left their homes.
According to the UN, those who flee the violence face increasing difficulties - the infrastructure is destroyed, banks are closed, water supplies are interrupted, many homes in the area are partly or entirely destroyed.
Since the crisis started in Ukraine’s east, 730,000 Ukrainians left Ukraine for Russia, with 168,700 turning to the federal migration service (FMS), director of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ Office in Europe Vincent Cochetel said.
These figures provided by the FMS seem credible, he added. These people, he said, fled the situation in eastern Ukraine where the government forces fought the militia and were not tourists, Cochetel said.
According to the official, 117,000 have been internally displaced in Ukraine though the figure could be higher in reality given that many Ukrainians prefer not to register for fear of retaliation or draft.