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KIEV, March 12. /TASS/. The western countries have rendered humanitarian assistance to Ukraine estimated at $50 million and evacuated 27 wounded servicemen to undergo treatment at western clinics in Lithuania, Germany, the United States, Latvia, Israel, Britain, Poland and Estonia, spokeswoman for the Ukrainian defense minister Viktoria Kushnir told a briefing on Thursday.
The US accounted for $13 million worth of first aid boxes, fleece hats, night vision appliances, scarves, helmets, sleeping rugs, camouflage uniforms, sleeping bags and dry food rations. Canada delivered helmets, good quality clothes, sleeping appliances, bullet-proof jackets worth $20 million all in all.
Poland delivered $5.5 million worth of bed linen, rye bread and dry food rations. Warm clothes worth $2.5 million came from Australia. Britain contributed bullet-proof jackets and helmets worth $1.8 million. Slovakia's batch of humanitarian aid consisted of portable power generators, sleeping bags, lamps and kitchen utensils worth $632,000. The Netherlands, France and Norway contributed aid to the Ukrainian army. The overall cost of humanitarian assistance which came to Ukraine from its western partners was estimated at around $50 million, the spokeswoman said.