Migration of Ukrainians to Central European countries in the context of the Postmaidan internal and international crisis

Myroslava Lendel

Abstract


The article describes of changes in migration tendencies of Ukrainians to the EU and Central European societies, particularly after the Revolution of Dignity and the beginning of Russian-Ukrainian armed conflict. It highlights the fact that, despite the emergence of the phenomenon of internally displaced persons, the main way in which Ukrainians reach Europe remains labour migration. Among factors that have influenced the movement of citizens have been the migration policy of Ukraine, the EU and Central European countries, which has become more positive rather than a critical attitude to refugees from the Middle East.


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internally displaced persons, migration, Central Europe, Ukraine.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.13165/VPA-16-15-4-03

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