Group of 54 children aged two to 18 arrive from Poland in mission partly due to Scottish football fans
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A group of 54 Ukrainian orphans fleeing the horrors of Vladimir Putin’s bloody war arrived safely at Heathrow airport on Wednesday night.
None of the children, from orphanages in Dnipro, central Ukraine, had been on a plane before. Aged between two and 18, they ran up and down the aisles, watched TV shows and played with Disney stuffed toys as they escaped the escalating Russian violence.