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Russian 'humanitarian' convoy on way to east Ukraine

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A Russian convoy of 280 trucks headed for eastern Ukraine Tuesday carrying "humanitarian supplies" for the people of conflict-torn region, Russian news agencies reported. 

A Ukrainian soldier walks past a damaged car which was used by pro-Russian militants who tried to break through a Ukraine checkpoint, near the eastern city of Donetsk on August 11, 2014

"The convoy will bring to residents of eastern Ukraine 2,000 tonnes of humanitarian supplies collected by residents of Moscow and its surroundings," a Moscow region official told the Ria Novosti agency.

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