09 Nov 2022

Fresh wave of Ukrainian refugees expected as Russia targets power ahead of winter

Eastern European countries have been preparing for an increase in Ukrainian refugees this winter. Russia has been targeting power and heating plants ahead of the colder months, and four million people are already without power. 14 regions and the capital Kyiv are without power and Ukraine’s electrical grid has scheduled

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05 Oct 2022

UK to seek asylum ban on refugees crossing the English Channel

The British Home Secretary Suella Braverman has sought to ban refugees who cross the English Channel from claiming asylum. The UK government has been under pressure to decrease the number of people who make journeys to England across the Channel or in other dangerous ways, despite having plans to deport

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27 Apr 2022

Binance is launching a crypto payments card for Ukrainians fleeing their country during Russia’s invasion

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance said Tuesday it has` launched a card for users from Ukraine who have fled their country because of Russia’s invasion, saying blockchain-based currency is an efficient vehicle for meeting emergency financial needs. The free Binance Refugee Crypto Card is for all current and new Binance users from Ukraine

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31 Mar 2022

Four Million Refugees Have Now Fled Ukraine, Says U.N.

According to a United Nations report on Wednesday, four million Ukrainians have fled the country due to the ongoing war. The exodus marks the largest movement of people in Europe since WWII. This figure also surpasses the refugee count the UN predicted for the entire war in just under five

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10 Mar 2022

Denmark opens its arms to Ukrainians, while trying to send Syrian refugees home

Denmark was the first liberal democracy to tell Syrian refugees to return home in 2019 while Russian jets were still dropping missiles in Syria. Ukraine is facing the same Russian military and the war has caused 2.2 million people to flee to neighboring countries. These Ukrainian refugees, unlike the Syrian

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07 Mar 2022

Ukrainian families flee Zaporizhzhia on overcrowded trains after Russians seize nuclear power station

An evacuation train in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Zaporizhzhia was filled on saturday as hundreds of families tried to claim the few spaces on board. The train was going to the town of Lviv, in the west of Ukraine. Women and children attempted to get on board and say

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02 Mar 2022

Hundreds of thousands flee Putin’s assault on Ukraine as temperatures drop

As temperatures drop below freezing, hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are fleeing the country to escape the Russian invasion. The vast majority of refugees are heading west, towards Poland, Romania, and Slovakia. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNCHR) reported that more than 500,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrive in

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18 Jun 2021

Myanmar coup displaces thousands as global refugee numbers rise

In 2020, a record of 82.4 million people have been displaced around the world. Approximately 680,000 people were from Myanmar following an ethnic conflict and a military coup. 200,000 people were added to the Internally Displaced People numbers in Myanmar since February. Kaya and kayin were home of most of

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02 Apr 2021

Venezuelan military offensive sends thousands fleeing, recharging one of the world’s worst refugee crises

A campaign by Venezuelan military near the western border is causing a new wave of refugees. Thousands are defying the pandemic to pack into makeshift camps in Arauquita, Colombia. The Venezuelan refugees represent the world’s second largest group of internationally displaced people. The mounting tensions between left-wing Venezuela and right-wing

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30 Mar 2021

Thailand pushes back thousands fleeing Myanmar as death toll surpasses 500

More than 2,000 refugees attempting to flee Myanmar have been pushed back by Thailand. A string of air strikes in the southeast of Myanmar have led to an increase of refugees. Over 2,000 people are now hiding in the jungle and are internally displaced after being pushed back into Myanmar

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