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Friday, September 22, 2017

Russia entered the top-5 European countries by number of refugees accepted

Our country last year took the fifth place in Europe by number of refugees accepted. This is stated in the Monday, June 19, the report of the high Commissioner United Nations for refugees “Global tendencies: forced displacement in 2016.”

According to these data, on the territory of Russia were 228 990 refugees.

The United States took nearly 273 thousand refugees, Germany is approximately 669 thousand, France — 304 thousand.

A world leader in the number of refugees accepted is Turkey — there came some 2.9 million internally displaced persons. In second place Pakistan (1.4 million), closes the top three Lebanon (1,012 million).


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