Women with their children are crossing the Ukrainian border into Poland, at Medyka border crossing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
Women with their children are crossing the Ukrainian border into Poland, at Medyka border crossing on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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Ukraine crisis: UN says more than 2 million people have fled Ukraine war as refugees

  • The UN said Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was fuelling Europe’s fastest growing refugee crisis since World War II
  • By comparison the Balkan wars in Bosnia and Kosovo saw two to three million refugees over an eight-year period