Red Cross/Crescent

Type: Organization
Name: Red Cross/Crescent (Red Cross)
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 5 reports

Red Cross Still Awaiting Security Guarantees for Aid Convoy

MOSCOW, August 22 (RIA Novosti) – A spokeswoman from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said Friday the organization would consider escorting the convoy of 280 Russian humanitarian aid trucks to affected areas in war-torn eastern Ukraine ... [Published Russia Profile - 1 hour ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 21 mins ago - 41 reports

Ukrainian security chief accuses Russia of 'direct invasion' after aid convoy crosses border

Ukrainian security chief on Friday accused Moscow of launching a "direct invasion" after a convoy of more than 30 Russian aid trucks crossed the border into Ukraine without Kiev's permission."We are saying that this is a direct invasion," Valentyn Nalyvaychenko, ... [Published Global Times - 22 mins ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 15 reports

Russia aid convoy moving into Ukraine - Europe

Ukrainian authorities have said that trucks from a Russian aid convoy crossed into Ukraine without permission and Ukraine's state security chief said this amounted to a "direct invasion" by Russia, news agencies have reported. "They passed into Ukraine ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 54 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 4 reports

Russian Red Cross ready to take part in aid mission in east Ukraine

MOSCOW, August 22. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian Red Cross is in talks with international organizations about a possible dispatch of teams of volunteers to participate in the humanitarian operation in eastern Ukraine, its press service said on Friday.The decision ... [Published Itar Tass - 25 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Red Cross says not escorting Russian aid convoy into Ukraine

:41:35 A A- A+ The Red Cross said Friday its representatives were not escorting a Russian aid convoy that entered war-torn eastern Ukraine as they had not received ‘sufficient security guarantees.’ ‘We are not a part of the convoy in any way,’ Victoria ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 2 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 21 reports

Moscow orders aid convoy into Ukraine

Aid convoy had been standing at the Russian-Ukrainian border since 14 AugustRussia ordered a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine today apparently without Kiev's permission, raising the danger of direct confrontation with the Ukrainian ... [Published RTE Online - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 11 reports

Russian Humanitarian Convoy May Proceed to Luhansk on Friday

MOSCOW, August 22 (RIA Novosti) - Ukrainian border guards have begun inspecting the Russian humanitarian convoy with tons of food, medicine and other basic necessities for the people of Donbas.On Thursday, the International Committee of the Red Cross ... [Published Russia Profile - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 4 reports

Ukraine: Urgent need for aid in Lugansk

21-08-2014 News Release 14/147Geneva/Kiev/Moscow (ICRC) – Staff from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited Lugansk yesterday to find water and electricity supplies cut off because of damage to essential infrastructure. People hardly ... [Published PressReleasePoint - 15 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 35 reports

The humanitarian convoy of the Russian Federation may go to Lugansk already on the last working day of the week

Border guards of Ukraine on Thursday began to arrange shipment of the Russian humanitarian convoy. A few days motorcade with tons of food, medicines and medical equipment and necessities for the residents of Donbas was blocked on the Russian-Ukrainian ... [Published RIN.ru - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 6 reports

Red Cross worker killed, dozens injured in Central African Republic clashes

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First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 13 reports

Afghanistan: Abducted ICRC Staff Members Released (8/20/14)

GENEVA, Aug. 20 -- The International Committee of the Red Cross issued the following news release:All five staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) abducted on 14 August in the province of Herat were released unharmed today. ... [Published Targeted News Service - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 14 reports

Red Cross says checking Russian humanitarian convoy route for security

2014-08-20T16:06+02:00 16:06 20.08.2014A Russian humanitarian aid convoy will set off for its destination in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, as soon as the International Committee of the Red Cross has made sure that its planned route is secure for it to take, ... [Published Interfax-Ukraine - Aug 20 2014]

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"These trucks will be used to transport equipment and weapons to the insurgents" he said
...""Apparently, in Kiev, set outout to provide full force" cleansing "of Lugansk and Donetsk for the upcoming Independence Day on August 24 - the statement says. - To reinforce the perception that the current Ukrainian leaders deliberately delaying the delivery of humanitarian aid, in order to achieve a situation where assistance will have needed by no one at all. Perhaps with outcome on that to come up with the result to the scheduled August 26 meeting in Minsk. "
" 16. 00 GMT Russian customs officers have completed the performance of customs operations in relation to the entire convoy with humanitarian aid, " said the interviewer. He said that now the trucks away from the Russian checkpoint
...Al-Sayer said, expressing at the same time his pride in the name given to His Highness the Amir by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon when he said, "He is a hero and one of the international humanitarian work heroes" which is a complement appreciated by every Kuwaiti citizen

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Alaa Abu Zeid, 11, injured during an Israeli air strike on her home in Rafah that killed her mother, brother and eight other family members. (Photo: Allison Deger) Rich henna cups Alaa Abu Zeid’s eleven-year old bicep and glitter dots her forehead. ...
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By Dmitry Madorsky DONETSK-IZVARINO BORDER CROSSING Russia (Reuters) – Ukraine declared on Friday that Russia had launched a “direct invasion” of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine where pro-Russian ...
Fed up with waiting for permission, Russia send... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 1 hour ago]
URALO-KAVKAZ, Ukraine — Russia sent dozens of aid trucks into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday without Kyiv’s approval, saying its patience had worn out with the Ukrainian government’s stalling tactics. Ukraine called the move a “direct invasion.” ...
“Direct invasion”: Aid convoy enters Ukraine [Published Hot Air » Top Picks - 2 hours ago]
Red Cross: No involvement "in any way." Russia claims that their aid convoy has nothing but humanitarian motivations, while Ukraine had until today kept them sidelined on the other side of the border. The trucks went on the move today, rolling ...
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‘Direct Invasion’ Russia sent a convoy said to be carrying aid without a Red Cross escort into rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying its patience had worn out after delays it blamed on the Ukrainian government, whose security chief told reporters ...
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Red Cross to oversee aid coming into Ukraine [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Aug 17 2014]
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