The evacuation of civilians from the territory of the plant “Nitrogen” in Severodonetsk. Archive photo
MOSCOW, 22 Jul – RIA Novosti. Russia, in spite of the obstacles by the Kiev authorities evacuated during the day, about 19 thousand people from dangerous areas of Ukraine, the DPR and LPR, just evacuated nearly 3.4 million people, said Friday at a press briefing, head of the Interdepartmental coordination headquarters of the Russian Federation for humanitarian response – the head of the National control center of defense of the Russian Federation, Colonel-General Mikhail little fingers.
“Despite the Kiev regime created obstacles for the past day, without the participation of the Ukrainian authorities, from dangerous areas of Ukraine and the republics of Donbass at the territory of the Russian Federation evacuated 18 573 people, including 3054 child, and from the beginning of a special military operation – 3 573 411 people, of whom 570 601 child,” said the little fingers.
He said that the Russian border was crossed by more than 601 thousands of private cars.
Mezentsev said that Russia employs more than 9.5 thousand temporary accommodation for refugees. Also, according to him, from those wishing to evacuate 2139 settlements of Ukraine and controlled by the Kiev authorities in the territory of the DNI has received more than 2.76 million hits.