Interior of Russian aid truck, with a small pile of boxes at the back
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Ukraine crisis: BBC finds Russian aid trucks 'almost empty'

A convoy of Russian trucks carrying aid for eastern Ukraine has been opened up to journalists at the border.

The Ukrainian government had insisted that inspectors checked the trucks' cargo, amid fears that they could be carrying military supplies for the rebels - an accusation Russia has rejected.

The BBC's Steve Rosenberg noted that many of the trucks were "almost empty".

  • 15 Aug 2014
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