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19 September 2019, 08:50

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Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrives in Lugansk

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LUGANSK, September 19 (Lugansk Media Centre) - The 86th humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) arrived in Lugansk on Thursday; the unloading operation is due to begin shortly.

The Lugansk People’s Republic Emergencies Ministry said that ten EMERCOM trucks had delivered 159 tons of relief supplies to the Republic, including medical equipment and supplies.

On December 20, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russia would continue to provide humanitarian aid and other assistance to people living in Donbass.

On the same day, 15 trucks of EMERCOM’s 84th humanitarian aid convoy delivered to Lugansk 157.8 tons of relief supplies for Donbass residents.

The first Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrived in the Lugansk People’s Republic on August 22, 2014. Russia has delivered more than 78,000 tons of relief supplies to LPR and DPR residents since.

LuganskMediaCentre — 19 September — Lugansk