The number of Ukrainians, 2014 applied on the granting of refugee status in Poland has increased to 4 thousand People, refugee status received two of them, said a spokesman for the Polish office for foreigners Eva Infantry.
"2014 has greatly influenced the statistics of Ukrainians who apply for refugee status in Poland. Before this status applied Usually 100 people per year, but last year the Number increased to 40 times – up to 4 thousand "– informs "Radio Poland" referring to the messenger office.
However, as has specified a press-the Secretary, in 2014 Poland has granted refugee status 2 Ukrainians. Similarly, in relation to a few dozen Residents of Ukraine adopted the opinion on the provision of different statuses that allow them to stay within Poland. At the same time, in 2015, Poland issued 1 248 thousand negative decisions on granting refugee status, and relatively 523 – terminated the proceedings. In the management of the aliens said that since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine has increased the number of Residents of this state who are granted a temporary residence permit in Poland. Thus, in 2012-2013 was issued 10 thousand Positive decisions in 2014 Poland has granted a residence permit 17 thousand Citizens of Ukraine, and Since the beginning of this year, the Ukrainians issued 18 thousand residence Permits in Poland. Under Polish law, persons who are granted a residence permit, does not receive support from the country. Assistance in the form of accommodation, food, pocket money, medical insurance and education is available only to those who are seeking refugee status. On the last working day of the week the head of Poland Andrzej Duda said that thousands of Ukrainians have crossed the border and take refuge within Poland because of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. In the last days in the Donbas, the situation deteriorated badly. Despite the cease-fire, which turned out to come to a common opinion in February this year, the attacks between the forces of the Ukrainian army on one side and the LPR and the DPR and return continue. In DND stated that the slightest provocation on the amount of equipment and forces, which Kiev pulled up to the line of contact in Donbas, increases the likelihood of a reduction to full-scale hostilities. The trilateral contact group on Ukraine agreed on Wednesday to try to broker a ceasefire in the Donbass by September 1. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the UN at the end of July, the victims of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine began more than 6, 8 thousand People, at least 17 thousand have Received damage of health.