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Hope for the Future: Temporary Protection of Ukrainians As a Model for Broader Refugee Protection

December 20, 2022 By Patrick Higgins Since the beginning of hostilities between Russia and Ukraine, more than 4 million Ukrainians have registered for Temporary Protection or a similar type of international protection in Europe. A recent UNHCR survey reports that despite gains made by Ukrainian forces, the majority of Ukrainian refugees intend to stay in …

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Russians Fleeing Conscription: What Protections Exist?

December 7, 2022 By Selina Marton On September 21, 2022 the Russian government enacted its first military mobilization since World War II. Termed a ‘partial mobilization’, 300,000 Russian citizens from the military reserves were immediately called up to serve (“Putin’s Plan”, 2022; “Central Asia Faces a Russian Migrant Crisis”, 2022). At least an equal number …

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