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Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort
Russian aid convoy rolling toward Ukraine without Red Cross escort

Russia's emergency services ministry dispatched a 280-truck convoy said to be carrying humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine on Tuesday while officials in Kiev warned that Russian military vehicles and personnel won't be allowed through the border. The International Committee of the Red Cross also warned Moscow that it had yet to receive details of the convoy's contents, its travel route or how it intends the 2,000 tons of food, water, medicine and other essentials to be distributed to those in need in separatist-held Luhansk. Russian President Vladimir Putin has been pushing for weeks to send in relief supplies for the Russian-speaking communities in Luhansk and Donetsk,...

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