Kids from separatist republic holidaying in Belarus – official

Belarus is playing host to hundreds of children from the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic, Ivan Prikhodko, Head of the administration of the separatist-controlled town of Horlivka, said.

“We are in contact with all foundations of the Russian Federation, and by the way, not only with Russia; Belarusians are very helpful, they are willing to do it [make all arrangements for kids’ rest –],” he said.

According to the official, about 500 children are sent to summer camps in Anapa, Crimea and Belarus in summer, more than 2,500 – throughout the year.

For their part, the Horlivka authorities assist with the necessary paperwork.

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