Since the Russian invasion in February 2022ukraineSince then, thousands of Ukrainian children have been transported to Russia or Russian-occupied areas of Ukraine. The latest news is that about 50 Ukrainian children, who were illegally sent to Russia, have arrived.belarusThey waved Belarusian flags and were flanked by anti-riot police, according to photos released by Belarusian state media.
The Guardian reported that 48 of the children were from occupied Donetsk, Ukraine.luhansk(Lugansk) and Zaporizhia (Zaporizhzhya) regions, which Moscow claims to occupy.
According to official photos released on the 19th, children were holding red and green Belarusian flags, surrounded by police and riot police. Belarusian state news agency Belta reported that the children “thanked” the Belarusian authorities.
According to the Ukrainian government, 16,226 children have been deported to Russia, of whom 10,513 have been resettled and more than 300 have returned home, but the number of missing children is likely lower.