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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

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  • Russia Widely Condemned For Sending Trucks Into Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Russia defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government's consent, drawing widespread condemnation Friday for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....
  • Kiev accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid convoy crosses border

    MOSCOW (dpa) A huge Russian aid convoy entered Ukraine without an escort from the Red Cross on Friday, provoking talk of an "invasion" in Kiev. Some 100 lorries had crossed the border by 2 p.m. (1000 GMT), Russian state television reported. The...
  • Russian aid trucks pass into Ukraine without Kiev consent, Red Cross escort

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russian aid trucks have crossed the Ukraine-Russia border without permission from Kiev and without the previously agreed escort from the International Committee of the Red Cross, Interfax Ukraine cited a Ukrainian government source as...
  • ICRC says not escorting Russian aid convoy into Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday security concerns have prevented it from accompanying a convoy of Russian aid trucks that have crossed the border into Ukraine. "The Russian aid convoy is moving into Ukraine,...
  • Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages

    Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages
    Pro-Russia separatists who control part of Ukraine's eastern border allowed Kiev customs officials into the occupied territory Thursday to inspect a Russian convoy seeking to carry aid to the militants' last two strongholds. The long-delayed...
  • ICRC team enters eastern Ukraine to smooth way for Russian convoy

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Red Cross officials entered eastern Ukraine on Wednesday to smooth the planned delivery of relief supplies aboard a Russian aid convoy, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. The convoy has been stuck at the Russia-...
  • Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages

    Presidents of Russia, Ukraine to meet in Belarus as fighting rages
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine will meet next week in Minsk, the capital of neighboring Belarus, to discuss the combat consuming eastern Ukraine and Kiev's diplomatic turn toward the European Union that sparked the conflict. Russian President...
  • Ukraine says separatists' rockets incinerated civilian convoy

    A line of cars and minibuses carrying civilians out of embattled eastern Ukraine was hit Monday by what Kiev authorities said was separatist rocket fire that killed dozens. The Grad rocket strike set the convoy on fire as it traveled east from towns...
  • Ukraine peace deal hinges on halt to military offensive: Lavrov

    MOSCOW/BERLIN Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that a political settlement of the conflict in Ukraine was possible only if the government in Kiev halted its military campaign against separatist rebels in the east. "As long as Kiev seeks...
  • Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine

    Biden, Poroshenko say Russia's actions not humanitarian in Ukraine
    Vice President Joe Biden agreed in a call with Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday that Russia's military activities in eastern Ukraine were inconsistent with its stated desire to improve the humanitarian situation there, the White House said....
  • ICRC says five aid workers seized in western Afghanistan

    KABUL (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Saturday that five of its Afghan staff were kidnapped by a local armed group two days ago in the western province of Herat. "The incident happened when the team was...