Russia and Ukraine on Saturday released statistics on the number of people who fled the anti-terrorist operation in eastern Ukraine: internally displaced more than 400 thousand in the Russian refugee status received almost 200 thousand people.
Russian statistics leads Tass news agency reports with reference to the Federal Migration Service.Nearly 223 thousand Ukrainians have applied for refugee status or a temporary refuge in Russia, received such statuses about 194 thousand people. It was informed that currently in temporary accommodation are almost 46 thousand. Ukrainians in the private sector taken by about 409 thousand citizens.
FMS also added that the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees praised the work of the service with the Ukrainian refugees and their living conditions. Delegation has worked in the field from 30 September to 3 October. At this time, UNHCR representatives visited people who were forced to leave Ukraine. In the opinion of management, they are “placed in places of compact residence, perfectly prepared for winter conditions.”
The scale of internal displacement in Ukraine told the Minister of Regional Development, Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Republic Vladimir Groisman in an interview with the weekly “Mirror of the Week” . According to him, the number of internally displaced internally displaced persons in the Ukraine is about 417,000 people.
Groisman noted that today the Ukrainian authorities can not provide funding for parts of the Donetsk and Lugansk regions beyond their control. “Only after the addition of legitimate elections and arms (start funding.) And it will agree, it is logical. Though really tough towards the residents of the East” – quoted by”Interfax” .
Deputy Prime Minister also said that according to the calculations of the government to restore the destroyed infrastructure of Donbass and to ensure the needs of the primary persons required minimum of 11 billion USD (about 900 million dollars).