Russia to send new "humanitarian" convoy to Donbas on May 14

12:02, 10 May 2015

In Rostov region, vehicles from other Russian regions will join a column of trucks with "humanitarian" aid for Donbas, which have already left the town of Noginsk, located near Moscow.


The formation of a new "humanitarian" convoy bound for Donbas is about to start in Rostov region, the National Crisis Management Center of the Ministry of the Russian Federation for Civil Defense, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters (EMERCOM) told Russian news agency TASS.

"At 0600 MSK today [Sunday, May 10], a column of vehicles with humanitarian aid for residents of Donetsk and Luhansk regions left the Noginsk rescue center for Rostov region. This is only part of the trucks that will join the next convoy. It will be formed in the Don rescue center," the National Crisis Management Center said.

Trucks from other Russian regions will join the Noginsk column in Rostov region. The departure of the "humanitarian" aid for Donbas is scheduled for May 14.

It will be the 26th "humanitarian" convoy to be sent by Russia to eastern Ukraine after the Donbas conflict emerged.

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