Russia provides 1,671 tons of humanitarian aid to Ukraine | News

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In the midst of the Russian military operation deployed in Ukraine, Moscow delivered 1,671 tons of humanitarian aid to that nation, the head of the Russian National Defense Control Center, Colonel General Mikhail Mizintsev, announced on Friday.

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According to Mizintsev, Russian troops have carried out 212 humanitarian actions so far, including 26 in the Chernigov region, in addition to the self-proclaimed people’s republics of Donetsk and Lugasnk in the last day.

According to the official, this Friday 250 tons of essential items were delivered, including medicine and food.

The also head of the Interministerial Coordination Headquarters for humanitarian aid in Ukraine added that 23 humanitarian actions also took place this Friday in the Ukrainian regions of Kharkov, Zaporozhie, Kiev and Chernigov, where 284 tons of priority items are being delivered to civilians. .

Mizintsev specified that the federal authorities and the different regions of Russia, public organizations and patriotic movements continue to collect humanitarian aid for Ukraine.

Russian local media report that 16,500 tons of essential items have been collected, including food and medicine.

The Russian special military operation began on February 24 in the Donbas region, after President Vladimir Putin recognized the self-proclaimed republics of Donetsk and Lugansk.

The separatist region signed a cooperation and mutual aid agreement with the Russian Federation, under which the leaders of the nations asked Moscow for help in confronting the Ukrainian Army. After the start of the military conflict, Moscow assures that its objective is to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine, while the Russian Ministry of Defense reiterates that its objectives are only military installations and not civilian ones.

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