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Number of people evacuated to Russia from Donbass and Ukraine approached 350,000 — source

Over 297,000 people arrived in Russia from Donbass

MOSCOW, March 21. /TASS/. The number of residents of Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics (DPR, LPR), as well as Ukraine who arrived in Russia has approached 348,000, law enforcement agencies told TASS on Monday.

"Almost 348,000 people including 73,000 children crossed the Russian border from the DPR, LPR and Ukraine," the source said.

The agency’s interlocutor specified that over 297,000 people arrived in Russia from Donbass, over 50,000 left the Ukrainian territory through checkpoints in the Belgorod, Bryansk, Kursk regions and Republic of Crimea.