‘They are frozen’: Poland praised for generous welcome to 1m Ukrainians

Volunteers leading response to growing number of people fleeing Russian invasion, as country announces £1.3bn fund for refugeesUkraine - Russia war: latest updatesWhat we know on day 12 of the invasionMore than 1 million people have crossed from Ukraine into Poland since the Russian invasion began on 24 February, the Polish border guard has said.Poland, which shares a 310-mile border with Ukraine, has taken in the majority of the 1.7 million people who have left their homes since the war began, with aid efforts largely operated by volunteers, as well as NGOs and municipalities. Continue reading...

‘They are frozen’: Poland praised for generous welcome to 1m Ukrainians

Volunteers leading response to growing number of people fleeing Russian invasion, as country announces £1.3bn fund for refugees

More than 1 million people have crossed from Ukraine into Poland since the Russian invasion began on 24 February, the Polish border guard has said.

Poland, which shares a 310-mile border with Ukraine, has taken in the majority of the 1.7 million people who have left their homes since the war began, with aid efforts largely operated by volunteers, as well as NGOs and municipalities.

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