German politician says Crimea should to be recognized as part of RussiaWorld August 19, 6:22
Russian Emergencies Ministry carries out over 430 humanitarian missions abroad since 1993Society & Culture August 19, 6:18
Olympic diving champion Zakharov to carry Russia’s flag at opening ceremony of UniversiadeSport August 19, 4:11
New defense attorney to be appointed in former Ukrainian president’s high treason caseWorld August 19, 4:04
Mayor says Izmir International Fair homage to memory of late Russian ambassadorWorld August 19, 3:59
Putin, Medvedev emphasize need to restore cultural facilities in CrimeaSociety & Culture August 19, 3:43
El Pais: all four suspects in Barcelona terror attack shot deadWorld August 19, 3:36
Foreign Ministry speaker Zakharova very passionate about her dollhouseRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 18, 23:01
Modernizing Foreign Ministry's public image was a challenge — Spokeswoman ZakharovaSociety & Culture August 18, 22:24
“Russia hopes for constructive cooperation with its OSCE and Ukrainian partners in addressing this important humanitarian task,” the Foreign Ministry said.
The Russian humanitarian aid convoy that departed from the Moscow Region on Tuesday is expected to reach the Ukrainian border on October 30, an Emergencies Ministry official said on Wednesday.
"The convoy is to arrive in the Rostov Region [bordering on Ukraine's Lugansk and Donetsk Regions] in the early hours on Thursday, the official said.The fourth convoy of 100 trucks will deliver a total of 1,000 tonnes of humanitarian cargo, including food, medicines, bottled water and building materials needed to restore the infrastructure in the conflict-hit regions.
Deputy Emergencies Minister Vladimir Stepanov said earlier that the convoy's movement will be coordinated with the Russian Foreign Ministry and International Red Cross Committee as soon as it reaches the Rostov Region.
The first three convoys delivered to the Donetsk and Luhansk Regions some 6,000 tons of food supplies, power generators, medicines, warm clothes and bottled water.