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Russia: Thousands of refugees flee from Ukraine to summer camps00:49

Russia: Thousands of refugees flee from Ukraine to summer camps

Russian Federation, rostov
June 14, 2014 at 07:46 GMT +00:00 · Published

Dozens of refugees from Ukraine piled into the "Pioner" children's camp in Russia's Rostov region on Friday.

It is estimated that around 9,000 people have arrived in the region from Ukraine within the space of two days. Russia has converted summer camps to provide basic shelter.

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that around 10,000 people from Ukraine have been displaced by the conflict so far.

Russia: Thousands of refugees flee from Ukraine to summer camps00:49
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Dozens of refugees from Ukraine piled into the "Pioner" children's camp in Russia's Rostov region on Friday.

It is estimated that around 9,000 people have arrived in the region from Ukraine within the space of two days. Russia has converted summer camps to provide basic shelter.

The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that around 10,000 people from Ukraine have been displaced by the conflict so far.

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