(QHA) -

The number of people fleeing from Crimea is increasing. Mostly, they are representatives of the Crimean Tatars.

Director of the information policy department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Ukraine Yevhen Perebyinis has said this at a briefing in Kyiv Wednesday, Ukrinform reports. 

"According to the State Border Guard Service, away from Crimea, the number of refugees is growing, mostly representatives of the Crimean Tatars," he said.

According to the diplomat, 265 people left Crimea just last night.