Poland accepts over 3.44 mln refugees since war in Ukraine started

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Since February 24, when Russia invaded Ukraine, 3,442,000 people have crossed the Polish-Ukrainian border into Poland, the Border Guard (SG) tweeted on Wednesday morning.

According to the SG, on Tuesday, Border Guard officers carried out 20,000 border checks on people entering Poland from Ukraine, and by 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday the number of arrivals had reached 5,600 people. The Border Guard also said that in the last 24 hours 26,000 people had left Poland for Ukraine.