After fleeing Kyiv, 15-year-old twins cram to catch up at school in Paris

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  • Friday, 18 Mar 2022

Ukrainian teenagers Sasha and Masha Litkovska pose for Reuters at Jean de la Fontaine High School, after fleeing from Ukraine to France, following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, in Paris, France, March 17, 2022. Picture taken March 17, 2022. REUTERS/Yiming Woo

PARIS (Reuters) - Weeks after fleeing Kyiv with their mother and arriving in Paris, 15-year-old twins Masha and Sasha Litkovska have already started high school in the French capital and are cramming to get to grips with the language.

They are among nearly 90 Ukrainians who have transferred to high schools in Paris and the rest of the Ile-de-France region in recent weeks.

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