EU says 400,000 refugees from Ukraine so far, millions expected

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Refugees fleeing from Ukraine arrive at Nyugati station

– At least 400,000 Ukrainian refugees have entered EU territory so far, and the bloc needs to prepare for millions of arrivals, EU Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson said on Monday.

On Sunday, the figure stood at around 300,000.

Johansson was speaking during a visit to a border crossing in Romania. More than 74,000 have entered the country from Ukraine since Feb. 24.

(Reporting by Ingrid Melander and Luiza Ilie; editing by Foo Yun Chee)