A Polish border guard assists refugees from Ukraine at the Korczowa border crossing. AP
"I think we need to prepare for millions," she told reporters in Brussels, adding she was in favour of activating the EU's temporary protection directive to provide shelter for those people coming to the EU.
Shabia Mantoo, a UNHCR spokeswoman, said the latest and still growing count had 281,000 in Poland, more than 84,500 in Hungary, about 36,400 in Moldova, over 32,500 in Romania and about 30,000 in Slovakia.
Thwarted in their push toward the capital, Kyiv, Russian troops focused on the eastern region of Donbas, where Ukraine said it was investigating a claim that a poisonous substance had been dropped on its troops.
Troops who had occupied northern parts of the country are now back in Belarus and Russia; 18,900 Russian soldiers killed so far: Ukraine; hundreds of Australian government officials, including PM Scott Morrison, banned from entering Russia in response to sanctions.
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