Poland blocks hundreds of migrants at Belarus border

Meanwhile in Lithuania, the government there moved troops to its border with Belarus to prepare for a possible influx of migrants and was considering declaring a state of emergency.As of 30 June 2021, there are 294 people with refugee status living in Belarus, coming mostly from Afghanistan, Georgia and Syria. Belarus is also hosting 2624 people with complementary protection, predominantly from Ukraine, Syria and Yemen, and 6103 stateless persons, whose top three countries of former habitual residence are the Russian Federation, Latvia and Kazakhstan.