It became known, how many people have left Crimea and Donbas

As of January 16, 2017 to take account of 1 650 410 displaced, according to the Ministry of social policy. According to the data of the structural units of social protection of population of regional and Kyiv city state administrations, taken on account 1 329 425 families from Donbas and Crimea.

1 123 964 families addressed for purpose of the cash assistance, 037 1 360 of them such assistance assigned.

We will remind, the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine began in April 2014. Fighting underway between the Armed forces of Ukraine and Pro-Russian rebels who control part of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

Crimea was illegally annexed by Russia in March 2014 after the “referendum” is not recognized neither Ukraine nor the world community. Including the “Crimean referendum” does not recognize and the United Nations. After establishing control over Crimea by the Russian occupation authorities on the Peninsula has worsened the situation with human rights, have concluded that not only the Ukrainian ombudsmen, but also international organizations, including PACE. One of the Russian fighters Igor Girkin, who participated in the armed seizure of the Peninsula and a number of cities of Donbass, later admitted that deputies of the militants by force were driven to vote for secession from Ukraine.