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Russia readies another 100-truck relief convoy for war-torn Donbass

July 16, 2015, 4:48 UTC+3 MOSCOW

This will be the 32nd relief convoy since August 2014

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MOSCOW, July 16. /TASS/. The Russian Emergencies Ministry has organized a next convoy of Russian humanitarian aid for the war-torn Donbass region, scheduled for Thursday, July 16, the ministry’s press service told Tass.

Some 100 trucks will carry more than 1,000 tons of humanitarian cargoes, including tinned meat, fish and milk, salt and sugar as well as essential goods.

Before crossing the border, the convoy will split into two equal parts that will head to the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

This will be the 32nd relief convoy since August 2014. Since then, the Russian Emergencies Ministry has delivered more than 39,000 tons of humanitarian aid for the communities of Donetsk and Lugansk in east Ukraine’s Donbass region.

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