Ірина Верещук, Медіацентр Україна - Укрінформ, 20 червня
June 20, 2022, 18:45

russia deports 1,200,000 Ukrainian citizens to its territory — Iryna Vereshchuk

Iryna Vereshchuk, Vice Prime Minister-Minister for the Reintegration of Temporarily Occupied Territories of Ukraine stated that russia forcibly deported 1,200,000 Ukrainian citizens to its territory.

She made this statement at Media Center Ukraine — Ukrinform.

“I have a figure of how many Ukrainians were deported to russia in total, and it is somewhat different from the one provided by the russian side. But you understand that the russian side never tells the truth. They say about 2 million people. Our intelligence data show that the number is approximately 1 million 200 thousand citizens,” — Vereshchuk said.

She stressed that 240,000 of the deportees were children, of whom 2,000 were orphans.

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