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March 15, 2022

CBS News: Refugee Crisis Close up

3 million Ukrainians have now fled

CBS News: Refugee Crisis Close up

As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues to escalate, more Ukrainians are leaving their homes in search of safety. The majority of them have crossed into Poland — including many women and children bringing whatever they can carry out of the war zone.

The United Nations says 3 million Ukrainians have now fled their country since the start of the Russian invasion. Two of those refugees, Alona and Katya, traveled from hard-hit Kharkiv with their three young children, going hundreds of miles without food to settle in a country they barely know. Watch the video here