Poland accepts 4.17 mln refugees since war in Ukraine started

Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 4.17 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Sunday morning. Marcin Obara/PAP

Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 4.17 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Sunday morning.

According to the SG, on Saturday, Border Guard officers carried out around 26,000 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Sunday the number of arrivals had reached around 7,000 people. 

The Border Guard also said that on Saturday 24,700 people had left Poland for Ukraine.