The number of refugees in Transcarpathia has increased in 11%


During the last year, State Migration Service of Ukraine received 104 applications from persons seeking asylum in Ukraine. It is 11% out of the general number of appeals on refugee status granting in the government and the biggest index among other regions. The number of applications has increased in connection with adopted new law “About refugees and persons in need of temporary or subsidiary protection” last year. New document has sufficiently widened the list of conditions due to which protection is given and circle of persons this protection is spread on.