DONETSK, November 30. /TASS/. More than 100 truck of the Russian emergencies ministry have set off for a return journey after delivering humanitarian aid to the cities of Donetsk and Lugansk in eastern Ukraine, Oleg Voronov, a deputy chief of the Russian emergencies ministry’s national crisis management centre, told TASS on Sunday.
“All the trucks were unloaded and have set off for a return journey from Donetsk and Lugansk empty. They are heading for the Russian border,” he said.
Earlier on Sunday, more than 60 truck delivered over 800 tonnes of humanitarian cargoes to Donetsk, and more than 40 trucks delivered over 400 tonnes of aid to Lugansk. The humanitarian aid included building materials and foods, such as canned meat and fish and condensed milk.
This is the eighth humanitarian convoy to eastern Ukraine from Russia since November 16. The previous seven humanitarian convoys delivered a total of 9,500 tonnes of relief aid - building material, foodstuffs and medicines.