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Number of Ukrainian refugees who have arrived in Britain tops 100,000


The number of Ukrainian refugees who have been granted sanctuary in the UK’s since the start of Vladimir Putin’s invasion has topped 100,000 for the first time, figures show.

Government data released on Thursday shows that as of 25 July, 104,000 people had arrived in Britain under Britain’s two Ukrainian refugee programmes – 31,300 under the family scheme and 72,700 people under the Homes for Ukraine sponsorship scheme.

The figures also show that, as of Tuesday, around 198,200 applications have been made for visas, and 166,200 visas have been issued.

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