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How the E.U. has fallen short on promises to Ukrainian refugees

By Rick Noack

26 Oct 2022 · 9 min read

Editor's Note

As the war drags on, the transition from temporary relief to longer-term support is putting the bloc’s commitments to the test.

As Ukrainians lined up outside the Prague employment office one morning, relief and frustration were only meters apart.

Zoya Valentinovna Vakulenko, 70, said she'd arrived in the Czech Republic in March and considered herself lucky to have found stable housing in a refugee center and paid work as a night receptionist there.

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