On Saturday, February 19, about 36,000 refugees from Donbass arrived in the Rostov region of the Russian Federation.
According to TASS, the first Viktor Vodolatsky, Deputy Head of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, Eurasian Integration and Relations with Compatriots. ;, — he said.
Earlier, 26 regions of the Russian Federation agreed to accept refugees from Donbass. People began to be taken out in batches to other regions. The first train was sent to the Voronezh region in the evening.
As noted by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, the evacuation of refugees against the backdrop of general mobilization in the “DPR” and "LPR" will conduct around the clock.
According to the acting head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, as of the morning of February 20, more than 40 thousand refugees arrived in the Russian Federation.