Germany has accepted about a million Ukrainian refugees since the beginning of the special operation

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BERLIN, Aug 23 – RIA Novosti. Nearly one million refugees arrived from Ukraine to Germany after 24 February, the Minister of internal Affairs of Germany Nancy Feather.

“967 546 war refugees from Ukraine arrived in Germany” – are the words of a Feather in the message Department. It is specified that this amount is 97% are citizens of Ukraine. Among adults, about 74% are women. About 8% of the refugees, the elderly people over 64 years of age.

Of the refugees who arrived about 36% are children and adolescents (351 061 person under the age of 18 years), most of whom are primary school age.

It is noted that we are talking about data from the Central registry of foreigners on August 21, 2022.

“Many in our society have made every effort to help the refugees. This humanitarian heroism, showing great solidarity with Ukraine,” said Feather.

In her words, Europe is experiencing the largest movement of refugees since the Second world war.

“In this dramatic situation, we have achieved what had never happened before in Europe: a collaborative, fast and non-bureaucratic refugees. Together, we saved a lot of lives,” said the Minister, adding that Germany will continue to support refugees.

According to the Federal police, is currently in Germany continues every day to travel about 700 refugees from Ukraine.