MOSCOW, November 12. /TASS/. A new humanitarian aid convoy from Russia on Thursday delivered more than 1,100 tons humanitarian aid to the eastern Ukrainian cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, the press service of the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situation has told TASS.
The empty trucks have returned back to Russia. The ministry marked professionalism of the specialists involved in the dispatch of humanitarian cargoes, of the drivers and mechanics who travel with the convoy to fix vehicles on the way if necessary.
The 44th humanitarian convoy arriving from Russia’s Ukraine-bordering Rostov region brought in the troubled region mainly food that was distributed equally between the two self-proclaimed republics.
From August 2014, Russian humanitarian convoys have delivered in Donbas more than 53,500 tons of aid.