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Invasion of Ukraine: Thousands of citizens spend the night in subway stations – See pictures and videos

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Since Thursday morning, when Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, thousands of citizens of all ages, having managed to put in their suitcases what they could, headed to the metro stations wanting to find a safe shelter from the bombings.

Images and videos depicting dozens of citizens on the docks and corridors of subway stations are making the rounds of the world through social media . They are all preparing to go through one of the most difficult nights of their lives while the “war drums” create a generalized atmosphere of terror.

Almost 100,000 Ukrainians left their homes

According to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, several thousand Ukrainians have chosen to seek safe haven in neighboring countries, mainly Moldova and Romania. >. At the same time, almost 100,000 Ukrainians fled their homes and were uprooted.

Sambia Mantoux United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said the data was gathered from reports by national authorities, UNHCR staff and partner services. “It's an approximate number,” he told Reuters.

Source: politis.com.cy

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