21 Jun 2022 17:04

Slightly more people cross into Ukraine than leave it via western borders over past 2 days - Border Service

MOSCOW. June 21 (Interfax) - The number of people crossing into Ukraine through its western borders has been slightly larger than the number of those leaving Ukraine over the past two days, Ukrainian media reported with reference to the State Border Service's social media publications.

About 37,000 people left Ukraine on June 20, compared to 40,000 on June 19, and over 39,000 arrived in Ukraine on Monday, compared to over 40,000 on Sunday.

About 100 vehicles carrying humanitarian cargo have been cleared to cross the border over the past 24 hours, it said.

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency as of 1:00 p.m. on June 16, a total of 7.704 million people had left Ukraine since February 24, including 4.002 million for Poland, 1.231 million for Russia, nearly 783,000 for Hungary, about 659,000 for Romania, nearly 503,000 for Moldova, some 510,000 for Slovakia, and about 16,700 for Belarus.

At the same time, according to the UN, 2.592 million people entered Ukraine from February 28 to June 16, without data related to Hungary, Russia, and Belarus taken into account.