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Ukraine war

Over 3m flee Ukraine, stretching neighbors like Poland to limit

Japan opens door wider to 'evacuees,' signaling unity with U.S. and Europe

Refugees from Ukraine reach Berlin's central train station. The European Union is granting residency rights and work authorization for those fleeing the war.   © Reuters

VIENNA/WARSAW -- Over 3 million people have fled Ukraine since the Russian invasion, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said Tuesday, as the rapidly growing crisis tests international cooperation.

More than 100,000 -- and sometimes over 200,000 -- refugees have left Ukraine daily since the war began Feb. 24. UNHCR describes the exodus as the "fastest growing refugee crisis in Europe since World War II" and predicts that 4 million or more ultimately will leave Ukraine.

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