Performers with refugee backgrounds take Eurovision by storm
Singers with refugee backgrounds are representing Sweden and Russia at this year's contest, while a ballet dancer, based in the Netherlands, performed during an interval.
High Commissioner's Message on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Statement by Filippo Grandi, UN High Commissioner for Refugees
'It was a very emotional moment … I felt that now I definitely exist'
After a lifetime of statelessness, Linda finally gained Russian citizenship in 2018. But hundreds of thousands of others across Europe still struggle to attain that basic right.
Ukraine internal displacement nears 1 million as fighting escalates in Donetsk region
Ukraine puts the number of registered IDPs at 980,000. Also, 600,000 Ukrainians have sought asylum or other forms of legal stay in neighbouring countries.
A warm welcome for displaced Ukrainians in Russia's Rostov region
Widow Lidia receives a small amount of money from the government to compensate for helping two families, but acts above all out of a sense of solidarity and humanitarianism.
Russia speeds up asylum procedures as Ukrainian influx continues
Some 300 Ukrainians arrive daily in St. Petersburg. Recent legal changes allow for a simpler and faster procedure for asylum processing and for medical screening.
Ukrainians in Russia worry about their future
Some 800 Ukrainians have sought shelter in Russia's North Ossetia region as they wait to see what happens across the border. They worry about whether to return.
Angolan refugee successfully integrates in Russia
UNHCR is providing assistance and helping to find long-term solutions for some 500 refugees who have been in Russia since the 1990s.