Ukrainian refugees welcome at German-Polish border
15 March 2022 | 2:17 pm
The number of Ukrainians fleeing the war keeps climbing. Within a few days, volunteers in the border cities of Frankfurt (Oder) in Germany and Slubice in Poland have put together a large support network for refugees.
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