How many refugees have fled Ukraine and where are they going?

More than one million civilians have fled Ukraine because of the Russian invasion, according to the United Nations (UN).

The European Union (EU) says up to four million people may try to leave and that it will welcome refugees with “open arms”.

Which countries are Ukraine’s refugees fleeing to?

Refugees are crossing to neighbouring countries to the west, such as Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and Moldova. Smaller numbers have gone to Russia and Belarus.

Map showing countries in Europe to which Ukrainian refugees are heading

The UN says that so far:

  • Poland has taken in 505,582 refugees
  • Hungary 139,686
  • Moldova 97,827
  • Slovakia 72,200
  • Romania 51,261
  • Russia 47,800
  • Belarus 357

Almost 90,000 people have moved on from these countries to others in Europe.

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