A Russian humanitarian aid convoy en route to Ukraine will be accompanied into the country by representatives from the Organisation for the Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a Ukrainian mediator told the Interfax news agency.
The convoy of 280 heavy trucks containing humanitarian aid for Ukraine has departed from Moscow but there are fears that Moscow is using it as a cover to install a permanent presence in the country.
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