12,000 Ukrainians flee to Russia amid tensions

Russia has been boosting its forces along the Ukrainian border in preparation for a possible invasion.

12,000 Ukrainians flee to Russia amid tensions

World Bulletin / News Desk

A red alert has been declared in the Rostov border region between Russia and Ukraine as security forces take up their positions in preparation for all possibilities.

Many ethnic Russian Ukrainians have fled the region into Russia after complaining of being targeted following the fall of former pro-Russian president Victor Yanukovich's government.

Since February 27, as much as 12,000 Ukrainian nationals crossed the border into Russia, it has been reported.

Russia has been boosting its forces along the Ukrainian border in preparation for a possible invasion. 

Last Mod: 04 Mart 2014, 16:10
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