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24 May 2018, 14:32

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Russian humanitarian aid convoy unloads in Lugansk, heads back to Russia

LUGANSK, May 24 (Lugansk Media Centre) - The unloading of relief supplies delivered by the 77th humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) has been completed in Lugansk; the EMERCOM trucks are now on the way back to Russia, the LPR Emergencies Ministry press service told the Lugansk Media Centre.
 
“On Thursday, 16EMERCOM trucks delivered to the Lugansk People’s Republic 39.2 tons of food for infants (5,682 kits) and 95.5 tons of food for children up to three years of age (12,742 kits) as well as rescue equipment,” the press service said.
 
On May 8, 2018, ten EMERCOM trucks delivered to the Republic 136.3 tons of cargo, including 39.2 tons of food for infants (5,682 kits) and 95.5 tons of food for children up to three years of age (12,742 kits), 0.8 tons of study materials for Lugansk’s Republican Universal Scientific Library, and 0.68 tons of medical supplies.
 
The first Russian humanitarian aid convoy arrived in the LPR on August 22, 2014. Russia has delivered more than 74,000 tons of relief supplies to LPR and DPR residents since.

LuganskMediaCentre — 24 May — Lugansk