Donetsk, Jan 23 - DAN. The first humanitarian aid convoy of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry (EMERCOM) for DPR in 2018 will arrive in Donetsk on 25 January, the DPR Emergencies Ministry press service reported on Tuesday.

“EMERCOM’s 73rd humanitarian aid convoy will arrive in the Donetsk People’s Republic on 25 January 2018,” the press service said.

Preliminary reports said Russia was sending some 286 tonnes of relief supplies to DPR including baby food kits for families with children up to three years of age.

The previous EMERCOM convoy delivered more than 300 tonnes of baby formula, medications and dedicated cargoes to the Republic before the New Year holidays. *jk