ROSTOV ON DON, September 20. /ITAR-TASS/. The first group of trucks from Russia’s new aid convoy has crossed the Ukrainian-Russian boarder and returned home, the ITAR-TASS correspondent reported on Saturday.
The convoy delivered relief supplies to the embattled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.
The first group consists of 40 KamAZ trucks and is being followed by five more groups; all in all about 200 vehicles.
The aid included canned food, cereals, sugar, medicines, warm clothes, bottled water, and other staples.
The convoy crossed into Ukraine last night and arrived in Donetsk 2.5 hours later having encountered no incidents on the way.