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MOSCOW, August 27. /TASS/. Russian Emergencies Ministry will send its 37th humanitarian convoy to Donbass today, the ministry’s press service told TASS on Thursday.
"Assembling the 37th humanitarian convoy for Donbass residents is completed. Ahead of the new school year, Russia will send around 700 tons of educational literature to schoolchildren and university students in Donbass in the framework of humanitarian aid," the press service said.
The convoy carrying more than 1,100 tons of aid will leave for Donbass in the morning. "Apart from educational literature and furniture for kindergartens in Donbass, there are more than 500 tons of food in the cargo, including cereals, flour, tea, canned food," the ministry said.
The trucks have undergone scheduled technical inspection. They were also refueled and all expendable materials were replaced.
Since August 2014, Russian Emergencies Ministry sent more than 44,000 tons of humanitarian cargoes to Donetsk and Lugansk.