In Russia there are more than 1 million 100 thousand immigrants from the South-East of Ukraine, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
"We pay attention to the fact that the total number in the Russian Federation of Ukrainian citizens, according to the Federal migration service of Russia, on 4 September of the current year is 2 million 600 thousand people, of which about 1 million 100 thousand people - refugees from the South-East of Ukraine. In comparison with the beginning of the current year, an increase of more than 300 thousand people, " - said Zakharov at a press conference on Thursday.
in her expressions, Russia continues to consistently provide direct humanitarian assistance to the needy population in the South-East of Ukraine.
"in the period from August 2014 to present the Russian Federation has sent 37 humanitarian convoys with a total weight of 45 432 thousand tons. The main contents of these containers - food, Lekarstva and medical supplies, building materials, material means to ensure the supply of energy and agricultural needs, " - said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry.