On the territory of the Russian Federation are 65 thousand people from the regions South-East of Ukraine, almost thirty percent of them children, said during the teleconference with regions Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets.
" at the present time on the territory of Russia are 65 thousand people from areas of the South-East of Ukraine, " said Golodets. In her expression, of them 20 763 child.
According to the Vice Premier, the part of Ukrainian citizens who arrived in the Russian Federation, now make out Russian citizenship, others have the status at the time of staying on the square of the Russian Federation.
The flow of immigrants from the South-East of Ukraine has greatly increased since June against the background of ongoing fighting between supporters of independence of Donbass and the Kyiv security forces. As it was declared only in the border of the Rostov region daily drive thousands of Residents of Ukraine, part of which remains in the area, the rest of transit.
in the reception of immigrants involved 26 of the 85 Russian regions, the most important of the Central Federal district. According to the final data of the Ministry of emergency situations, at temporary sites are almost 18 thousand have fled from war Ukrainians.
numerous anti-government protests were started in the South-Eastern regions of Ukraine at the end of February 2014. It has been the response of local citizens at the forcible change of power in the country and the subsequent attempt to cancel the Verkhovna Rada of the law, giving the Russian language regional status. The center of confrontation between Pro-Russian-minded people with the government in Kiev has become the Donbass. About that, How is the conflict in the South-East of Ukraine.
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