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Ukrainian refugees adapt to life in France through passions

By France24
22 February 2023   |   2:12 pm
More than 100,000 Ukrainian refugees in France have spent the past year trying to adjust to their new life. Nearly 3,000 Ukrainians have been granted a temporary residence permit in the Hauts-de-Seine region, just west of Paris, of which 1,710 have been renewed, according to the prefecture.

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