MOSCOW, January 12. /TASS/. Russia’s Emergencies Ministry trucks, which delivered humanitarian aid to Donbas on January 8, returned to the town of Noginsk in the Moscow Region, the ministry’s press department told TASS on Monday.
“Over 60 trucks of the Emergencies Ministry have arrived in the Noginsk rescue center, Rostov region, after the successful humanitarian operation,” an official of the ministry said.
The 11th humanitarian convoy delivered over 1,400 tons of aid to Donetsk and Luhansk, eastern Ukraine. Relief supplies included Christmas gifts for children — toys and sweeties, foodstuffs, baby food, essentials and medicines.
“Despite the hardest weather conditions — heavy frost and heavy glaze, drivers fulfilled their task worthily,” the ministry said.
Since August 2014 the 11 humanitarian convoys have delivered over 14,500 tons of humanitarian cargoes to Donbas.