Nina Gurina. In the first half of 2015 to Belarus on continuous residence profits 4, 5 thousand citizens of Ukraine, according to a report published on the official Internet office of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat citizens of the region. According to the UN, the victims of the conflict were about 6, 8 thousand people.
in connection with the events in Ukraine for 1, 5 years there has been a significant increase in the number of Ukrainians in the 1st turn of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, arriving in Belarus, said in the Ministry.
"in 2014 in the Republic on continuous residence arrived more than seven. 5 thousand citizens of Ukraine (the past period 2015 - 4, 5 thousand), the bodies of internal Affairs to the citizens of this state furnished more than eleven. 5 thousand (reporting period of 2015 - more than seven. 5 thousand) of temporary residence permits ", - is informed in the report of the Ministry of interior.
It is noted that in comparison with 2013, when a similar resolution received more than six thousand Inhabitants of Ukraine, the number of people coming to Belarus for continuous and temporary residence of Ukrainians has increased in 3 times. Now in Belarus nonstop and at the time home to over 40 thousand Residents of Ukraine.
in the message it is noted a large increase in the flow of forced migrants. In the first half of the applications for refugee status or additional protection in Belarus turned 599 foreigners (in January-June 2014 - 217), among them, 457 citizens of the South-East of Ukraine (76, 3% of the number of users), as well as citizens of Syria (12, 9%) and Afghanistan (4%).
in January-June refugee status in Belarus got 7 people (five from Afghanistan, one from Lebanon and Syria), additional protection is 437 people (392 citizen of Ukraine, 37 - Syria, seven - Libya, 1 - Lebanon).
Only in the country for six months registered 69, 9 thousands of foreign citizens and individuals without citizenship. It is noted that the migration situation in Belarus remains controlled and managed.