The self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic almost completely switched to the food supply from Russia, said the Minister of economic development DNR Eugene Samokhina.
"We see increased turnover in the retail chains. 3 401 thousand ton of products imported from Russia for March, 141 tonnes imported from Ukraine ", - quotes Samokhin " information Agency ". She also drew attention to the fact that the gas in the DPR in 5, 5 times cheaper than in Ukraine. Remember, April 7, the UN reported that more than 670 thousand People in Ukraine, 90% of whom live in the Donetsk and Luhansk people's republics (DPR and LPR), urgently in need of food. On the same day the head EMERCOM of Russia Vladimir Puchkov said that April 16 will be sent a new, 24-th, the humanitarian convoy for Donbas residents. The self-proclaimed authorities of Donetsk and Lugansk people's republics declared that the only hope for help from Russia. 2 April in the Donbass from Russia arrived the next convoy with humanitarian aid, consisting of 42 trucks.