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 After a Night in Voronezh, Russian Convoy Rolling Again Toward Ukraine - NYTimes

While the convoy’s final destination was not yet clear on Thursday, the M4 highway leads away from the government-controlled region of Kharkiv, where the convoy had earlier been expected to cross into Ukraine on Wednesday, and toward a long stretch of border that the Ukrainian authorities no longer control.

Censor.NET reports, citing the New York Times.

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On Wednesday, the office of President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine said it would allow the trucks to cross after inspections by Ukrainian officials and monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.

But rumors persisted that the column of white-painted trucks would bypass the government-controlled Shebekino crossing near the city of Kharkiv and head toward Luhansk, where pro-Russian separatist fighters exert more control.

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The Russian government declined to specify its destination but insisted that the operation was still under the umbrella of the Red Cross, despite statements to the contrary from the organization.

 
 
 
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