Who can receive protection in the EU?

Who can receive protection in the EU?

The following groups of people can receive protection in the EU because of the war in Ukraine:

  • Ukrainian citizens who resided in Ukraine before 24 February 2022;
  • stateless persons and citizens of other non-EU countries besides Ukraine who had protection in Ukraine; and
  • family members or civil partners of people in the first two groups, under certain conditions, even if they are not Ukrainian citizens.
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