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The Russian Interdepartmental Coordination Headquarters for humanitarian aid announced this Saturday that it plans to carry out 35 humanitarian actions in the Ukrainian territories of Kiev, Sumy, Kharkov and Kherson; as well as in the self-proclaimed people’s republics of Donetsk and Lugansk.

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Colonel General Mijaíl Mizíntsev, head of said entity, explained that the 280 tons of essential products that will be delivered as humanitarian cargo include water, canned goods, cereals and other foodstuffs.

To which are added medicines to cover the needs of the population in areas under the control of Russian troops, and as part of an operation carried out by convoys from the Russian Emergencies Ministry.



The also head of the Russian National Defense Control Center details that as part of the humanitarian corridors opened, more than 5,800 people, including more than 1,600 children, were evacuated from Ukraine.

This adds up to more than 149,000 evacuees since the beginning of the Russian special military operation deployed in Ukrainian territory by Russian troops, a figure that includes 40,629 minors.

Likewise, they detailed from the defense portfolio that Russian troops delivered another 217 tons of different aid products in that country and held 20 humanitarian operations.

According to sources from Russian security agencies, some 166,700 people arrived in the Eurasian country from the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics from February 18 to date.

Of which around 94,000 are Ukrainian citizens, more than 61,000 Russians and about 11,200 of other nationalities, according to data provided by the spokesman for the Russian security department.

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