Poland accepts 4.39 mln refugees since war in Ukraine started

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Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 4.39 million people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Tuesday morning.

According to the SG, on Monday, Border Guard officers carried out around 20,000 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday the number of arrivals had reached around 5,800 people.

The Border Guard also said that 2.43 million people had left Poland for Ukraine since the beginning of the war. On Monday 32,200 people crossed the border from Poland to Ukraine.