The government in Kiev should begin with centralizing the system of registration of refugees and international assistance to them, he said in a statement Friday.
He praised the efforts of nonprofits organizations, volunteers and local authorities, adding however that their endeavors will not be enough as regards the solution of problems of displaced persons, especially women, children and the disabled, many of them suffering the impact was combat operations.
Migration agencies in Russia said earlier that more than 100,000 citizens of Ukraine had fled the military operation conducted in the eastern Donetsk and Luhansk regions by government troops, units of the so-called ‘national guards’ and paramilitary squads of the ultra-rightwing Right Sector militia. They crossed the border over to Russia.
Nils Muiznieks also urged the authorities in Kiev to continue “reforms” of the Interior agencies, the judiciary and the prosecutorial offices. He indicated that it was essential to guarantee efficient investigation of encroachments on human rights in order to rehabilitate institutes of the states.