Moscow and Moscow Region send 2,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine

A convoy carrying humanitarian aid intended for Ukraine's eastern regions has left the town of Naro-Fominsk, outside of Moscow, and is now heading toward Russia's southwestern border, an Interfax-AVN correspondent reported on Tuesday.

A convoy carrying humanitarian aid intended for Ukraine's eastern regions has left the town of Naro-Fominsk, outside of Moscow, and is now heading toward Russia's southwestern border, an Interfax-AVN correspondent reported on Tuesday.

A Moscow region administration spokesman has said that "the convoy of vehicles will deliver some 2,000 tonnes of humanitarian supplies collected by Muscovites and residents of the Moscow region to people in eastern Ukraine."

As many as 280 KamAZ trucks are carrying the cargo, including 400 tonnes of cereal, 100 tonnes of sugar, 62 tonnes of baby food, 54 tonnes of medical equipment and medication, 12,000 sleeping bags, and 69 portable power generators.

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