Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is only four days old, but already 500,000 Ukrainians have been displaced, According to this United Nations Refugee Agency. Ukrainians are fleeing by foot, train and car to reach neighboring countries. Many are enduring long journeys, overcrowding and queues at train stations and borders, with limited access to food and accommodation. With European countries welcoming so many refugees, people were quick to call out stark differences in the treatment of Ukrainian refugees to Afghan and Syrian refugees, who often experienced racism.
Photos of Ukrainians fleeing Russian aggression