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MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS/. Another Russian humanitarian convoy is to be sent to eastern Ukraine on Saturday, the press service of the Russian emergencies ministry said.
"The convoys is planned to be start early on Saturday from the Don rescue centre of the Russian emergencies ministry /in the Russian southern Rostov region/. It consists of more than 170 trucks that are to deliver more than 1,500 tonnes of humanitarian cargos to the Donetsk and Lugansk regions," the press service said.
Humanitarian cargos include foodstuffs, including canned fish, cereals, flour, pasta, vegetable oils; medicines, such as antibiotics, blood products, insulin; building materials /glass, roofing slates/, electrical equipment (cables, suspended insulators for electricity transmission lines) and other articles of daily necessity.
After leaving the Don rescue centre, the convoy will break into two - more than 80 truck will head for Lugansk via the Donetsk border crossing point, and the rest will go to Donetsk via the Matveyev Kurgan border crossing point.
It will be 12th Russian humanitarian convoy to Donbass. The previous eleven convoys delivered more than 14,800 tonnes of humanitarian aid to people living in eastern Ukraine.