MOSCOW, February 16. /TASS/. More than 900,000 citizens from the south-east of Ukraine (Donbas) are staying in Russia now, Head of the Federal Migration Service Konstantin Romodanovsky said on Monday at a meeting with representatives of companies - members of the European Business Association.
"A total of 906,000 residents of the south-east of Ukraine are staying in Russia now," Romodanovsky said, adding that the overall number of Ukrainians staying in Russia at present is more than two and a half million.
More than 27,000 refugees from Ukraine stay at 525 temporary refugee accommodation centers in different Russian regions, a source from the Ministry for Emergency Situations reported last week.