WHO and ICRC stopped supplying vital drugs to LPR and DPR

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Committee of the Red Cross have stopped deliveries of vital drugs to the Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republics (LDNR).
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According to the documents that RIA Novosti has at its disposal, we are talking about medicines for patients with diabetes, AIDS and tuberculosis. Medical professionals predict a high probability of a shortage of medicines that citizens need to survive. In the list of such drugs, in particular, insulin is mentioned.

The chief doctors of the specialized institutions of the DPR and LPR have already informed the republics’ health ministers about the termination of humanitarian supplies.

Earlier in the day, representatives of the Red Cross reported that they were having an “open and constructive dialogue” with Russia’s human rights ombudsman, Tatyana Moskalkova, acknowledging that her appeal had been dealt with with a delay. The organization promised to give an answer in the near future.

On Sunday, May 22, servicemen of the Central Military District (CVO), at the request of local residents, delivered medical equipment and medicines to one of the liberated settlements of the LPR.

The day before, deputies of the United Russia party sent medicines with a three-month supply to the Kherson children’s hospital.

On February 24, Russia announced the start of a special operation to protect Donbass. As Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov clarified, the special operation has two goals – the demilitarization and denazification of Ukraine.

The operation began against the backdrop of the situation in the Donbass that worsened in mid-February. The authorities of the Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics reported increased shelling by Ukrainian troops, announced the evacuation of civilians to the Russian Federation and asked for recognition of independence. On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a corresponding decree.

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