More than 200,000 people have traveled from Russia into Georgia, Kazakhstan and the EU since Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the immediate “partial mobilization” of Russian citizens on Sept. 21, collective data from various countries analyzed by CNN shows.
The news agency provides a breakdown of the numbers:
- Approximately 100,000 Russians have crossed into Kazakhstan in the last week;
- At least 53,136 people crossed the Georgian-Russian border between Sept. 21-26;
- Nearly 66,000 Russian citizens have entered the European Union over the past week (Sept. 19-25) — a more than 30% increase in comparison to the past week.