The Russian Emergency Ministry has sent a convoy of trucks carrying relief aid to the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

More than 100 trucks are reported to have left the Emergency Ministry’s rescue center in Don for the Ukrainian border.

According to the Russian Emergency Ministry, the trucks are carrying more than 1,2 tonnes of relief aid, including food and medical supplies. It is planned that the aid will be evenly distributed between the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.