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Migration is already considered one of the biggest in history; most refugees have gone to neighboring countries, such as Poland, which is a member of NATO.

Reproduction/Telegram/Volodymyr Zelensky – 03/21/2022Refugees leaving Ukraine

More than five million people fled the Ukraine since the beginning of the war with the Russiaon February 24, according to data released this Friday, the 15th, by the High Commissioner of United Nations Organization (UN) for Refugees (UNHCR). In total, the agency counted 4,796,245 Ukrainians who left the country. They are joined by 215,000 non-Ukrainian people who lived in the country and also fled the conflict in Eastern Europe, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). This is already considered one of the greatest migrations in history. Most refugees have gone to neighboring countries, such as Polandwho is a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

*With information from AFP


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