India advises its nationals, 'particularly students', to leave Ukraine for the time being

The number of Indians residing in Ukraine at present is not immediately known. However, according to an official document in 2020, Ukraine had a small but vibrant Indian community and about 18,000 Indian students were studying in that country

India advises its nationals, 'particularly students', to leave Ukraine for the time being

Due to the ongoing tensions between the United States and Russia, India encouraged nationals, particularly students, to leave Ukraine temporarily.

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"In view of the uncertainties of the current situation in Ukraine, Indian nationals in Ukraine, particularly students whose stay is not essential, may consider leaving temporarily," it said. "Indian nationals are also advised to avoid all nonessential travel to and within Ukraine," the embassy said.