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U.N. Says More Than 2 Million Refugees Have Fled Ukraine

HeadlineMar 08, 2022

The United Nations says more than 2 million people have fled Ukraine since the start of the Russian invasion less than two weeks ago. It’s the largest and fastest displacement of people in Europe since World War II. More than half of the refugees have crossed into neighboring Poland. This comes as hundreds of members of Ukraine’s minority Roma population — many of whom are undocumented — report they’ve been turned around at border crossings and have faced discrimination while trying to flee Ukraine.

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