Ukraine-Russia war, according to internal Kremlin documents, Vladimir Putin has sent nearly 100,000 Ukrainian refugees thousands of kilometers away to resettle them in remote areas of Russia, including Siberia and the Arctic Circle. This was stated in an article published by the British newspaper The Independent. With reference to official documents, the author writes that 11,000 people were sent to Siberia, 7,000 to the Far East and 7,000 to the North Caucasus. Moscow issued an emergency decree last month to move 95,739 people from the Russian Federation, Ukraine, Donetsk and Lugansk away from war zones to be resettled up to 5,500 miles away from their homes. Ukrainians were also to be sent to Chechnya, Ingushetia and Dagestan, explains the article. Residents of the port city of Mariupol would be asked “to sign documents stating that Ukrainian troops were bombing their city. The signatories were told they could not return to Ukraine because they would have to face persecution,” reads. ‘item.
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