Poland accepts 3.40 mln refugees since war in Ukraine started

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Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 3.40 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Monday morning.

According to the SG, on Sunday, Border Guard officers carried out 19,800 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Monday the number of arrivals had reached 5,600 people.

The Border Guard also said that in the last 24 hours 32,400 people had left Poland for Ukraine.