30 trucks with humanitarian aid provided by the UN and the Red Cross arrived in the occupied territories of the Donbas.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has announced it will step in to cover electricity bills to avoid water being cut off to 600,000 people in eastern Ukraine.
It is necessary to ensure access for representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission to the territory of the Donbas to search for missing persons.
This morning, terrorists of the illegal armed groups of the "DPR" fired grenade launchers and small arms at a convoy of the Red Cross mission in the area of the checkpoint near Berezove (Volnovakha district of the Donetsk region).
Putin's "humanitarian aid" convoys could bring weapons and ammunition to the pro-Russian terrorists in the Donbas.
Ukrainian branch of the Red Cross delivered eight trucks with humanitarian aid to Eastern Ukraine on Dec. 20.
Representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross could not reach Luhansk due to failure of the self-proclaimed LNR authorities to provide security warranties to the international organization.
An ICRC staff member was killed in shelling whilst apparently standing outside the front door of the ICRC office in Donetsk city on 2 October.
About twenty trucks from a Russian aid convoy have crossed the Russia-Ukraine border and are heading in the direction of the Ukrainian city of Luhansk, a Reuters witness said.
Russia's "humanitarian convoy" can cross the border of Ukraine tomorrow after all customs procedures.
Minister for Social Policy Liudmyla Denysova signed a decree recognizing the cargo of the International Committee of the Red Cross as a humanitarian aid.
A joint detachment of border guards and customs officials of Ukraine (about 50 people) arrived at the international crossing point Izvaryno-Donetsk for the inspection of the Russian "humanitarian" convoy.
Ukrainian border guards and customs officers are to start the inspection of the Russian "humanitaria aid" convoy on Friday. The Russian side have a general description of the goods.
The National Committee of the Red Cross Society in Ukraine will not be engaged in humanitarian aid from Russia, if it is delivered to the territory of the Luhansk and Donetsk regions, which is controlled by the terrorists.
President Poroshenko held a telephone conversation with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer.