MOSCOW, July 23. /TASS/. Russia’s emergencies ministry has sent yet anouther, the 33rd, humanitarian convoy to Donbass, the ministry’s press service told TASS on Thursday.
"More than 100 trucks set off from the emergencies ministry’s Don rescue centre at 04:00 Moscow time and are now heading for the state border," the press service said.
The trucks are carrying more than 1,000 tonnes of humanitarian cargoes, including medicines, foods and articles of daily necessity, to Donetsk and Lugansk. Before the border, the convoy will break in two - one will drive towards the Donetsk border crossing point to further head for Lugansk, and the other will go to Donetsk vie the Matveyev Kurga border crossing point.
Since mid-August 2014, Russia’s emergencies ministry has delivered more than 40,000 tonnes of humanitarian cargoes to Donbass.