Poland accepts 3.5 mln refugees since war in Ukraine started

Darek Delmanowicz/PAP

Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 3.5 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Saturday morning.

According to the SG, on Friday, Border Guard officers carried out nearly 24,000 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Saturday the number of arrivals had reached 5,600 people.

The Border Guard also said that on Friday 28,400 people had left Poland for Ukraine.