Ukraine Has Absorbed 1.5 Million Displaced; Soon It Must Employ Them
This article originally appeared on the US Institute of Peace blog, the Olive Branch.
With Europe awash in more than a half-million refugees from Middle Eastern and other wars, it might be easy to overlook Ukraine’s response to its own population—nearly three times the size, at 1.5 million—displaced by the Russian-backed war in the east.More than 18 months into the crisis, Ukraine has absorbed its uprooted citizens with no significant social unrest—a tribute to the resilience of both the displaced people and the communities hosting them. Ukraine’s challenge now is …read more
Source: Atlantic Council