On 18 July 2016 the Observation Team (OT) of the Observation Mission at the Donetsk Border Crossing Point (BCP) observed a Russian Federation Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) truck (a white Kamaz with official black registration plates) entering Donetsk BCP at 05:15 from the Russian Federation side.
The truck was one of those usually used for convoys, but without any inscription concerning humanitarian aid. The truck had two uniformed MES officers inside. After 30 minute-long procedure with the Border Guards and Customs representatives, it moved from the Customs control zone and parked in front of the Duty-free shop. At 06:05 it …read more