UN named the most popular countries among Ukrainian refugees

24 June 2012 15:02  24615324 015804
UN named the most popular countries among Ukrainian refugees

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees has named a country that is the most often chosen by the Ukrainian, who wished to get the refugee status in 2011. The Czech Republic became that country, according to Obozrevatel. 101 citizen of Ukraine wished to obtain refugee status in the Czech Republic, as it was stated in the ‘Global Trends 2011’ administration report during 2011,

The second place was taken by Poland to which 39 of our fellow citizens appealed.

890 citizens were provided with refugee status this year in Ukraine. Since 2007, Ukraine is at the 2 place among Eastern European countries by the number provided with refugee status. According to the data presented in the report in 2011, the number of refugees in the world is 800 thousand people. 

Tags: UN, refugees, Ukraine

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