KAMENSK-SHAKHTINSKY, August 17 /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian humanitarian convoy with relief for people in Ukraine’s southeast began moving towards the Russia-Ukraine border, ITAR-TASS correspondent reported from the site.
Organisers of the humanitarian aid said first 16 KAMAZ trucks would approach the border on Sunday, though they would not be crossing the border yet.
Russia sent out the relief to Ukraine on August 12. The convoy unites about 270 trucks carrying about 2,000 tonnes of food, medicines and every-day goods.
Ukraine has acknowledged the cargo, sent under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross, as humanitarian aid.