: 50th Russian 'humanitarian' convoy set off to Ukraine
Politics12:59 Mar. 24, 2016

50th Russian 'humanitarian' convoy set off to Ukraine

90 trucks carry more than one thousand tonnes of supposedly humanitarian goods

The 50th so-called humanitarian convoy has set off from Russia, heading for Ukraine's occupied Donbas region.

It consists of some 90 trucks carry more than one thousand tonnes supplies, supposedly humanitarian goods.

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The first so-called aid arrived in Ukraine 2 years ago. Ukrainian authorities claim every time a convoy crosses the border, the Russian-backed separatist forces increase their attacks.

Ukraine and the West suspect along with foodstuff Russia provides its militants with weapon and shells. Russia has not allowed the Organisation for Security and Corporation in Europe, nor Red Cross representatives to conduct proper examinations of the convoys.

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