Researches about Ukraine

Ukraine’s Invisible Refugees

Atlantic Council

Lebanon, Turkey, and Jordan are not the world’s only major “refugee” hosting nations.Ukraine too hosts enormous numbers of people who have had to leave their homes because of war. Millions fled their homes in 2014 after Russian operatives and tanks invaded Ukraine’s eastern regions and annexed Crimea.But they are not labeled “refugees.” Instead, they are defined as “internally displaced persons,” or IDPs, and are living in hovels, on couches, in shelters, or sometimes five to a room throughout the country. Some of them have to rent flats, dorms, or hostels. According to Ukraine’s Ministry of Social Policy, 1.7 million Ukrainians …read more

Source: Atlantic Council

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