Growing influx of Ukraine refugees strains resources of small European states

A March 7 photo of Ukrainians fleeing the capital Kyiv. PHOTO: SAVE UKRAINE NGO
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When Ms Oleksandra Oliinykova and her sister fled Kyiv two weeks ago, they did not know if they would return.

As gunfire erupted and sirens went off in the Ukrainian capital, Ms Oliinykova confronted her worst fears - the war was at her doorstep and the Russian attack was no longer a distant reality.

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