Diplomat says UN may act as mediator at Astana talks between Damascus and oppositionRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 21:31
Expert believes Brexit to bring UK closer to USWorld January 17, 20:29
Italian Foreign Ministry: It is necessary to assess conditions for returning to G8 formatWorld January 17, 20:04
Russia hopes ECHR will cancel its ruling on Dima Yakovlev Law — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 17, 19:35
Preserving Moldova's neutrality impossible without partnership with Russia — presidentWorld January 17, 19:10
OPEC to monitor oil production, export — Saudi Arabian Energy MinisterBusiness & Economy January 17, 18:57
Group of Sukhoi-24M bombers to return from Syria soon — Defense MinistryMilitary & Defense January 17, 18:50
Russian reconciliation center reports over 1,130 Syrian settlements join ceasefireWorld January 17, 18:47
Over 5,000 Syrians get medical aid from Russian doctorsWorld January 17, 18:37
GENEVA, February 16. /TASS/. Russia’s emergencies ministry will send another humanitarian convoy to eastern Ukraine in a span of ten days, Russian Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov said on Monday.
"Now we have begun to form another, 15th, humanitarian convoy," he told a briefing in Geneva. "The humanitarian aid will include foodstuffs and medicines. Apart from that, we plan to supply equipment for the power generating sector, water supplies systems and building materials."
"We continue to strictly obey all requirements of international documents on humanitarian activities, we cooperate with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Kiev’s official representatives, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and public organizations active in the areas of vital activity security and humanitarian assistance," he underscored.
The Russian minister noted that fourteenth Russian humanitarian convoy had returned from Donbass on Sunday. "The task has been accomplished. We have delivered foodstuffs, medical equipment and medicines. Apart from that, we have delivered technical equipment to restore the system of energy supplies and vital social facilities," Puchkov said, adding that the humanitarian aid also included textbooks and study aids from the Moscow State University for students and the faculty of the Donetsk University.