Ukrainian government soldiers from battalion "Donbass" guard their positions in village Mariinka near Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
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A Russian convoy of 280 trucks carrying humanitarian aid for Ukraine set off Tuesday amid Western warnings against using help as a pretext for an invasion.With Ukraine reporting Russia has massed 45,000 troops on its border, NATO said there was a "high probability" that Moscow could intervene militarily in the country's east, where Kiev's forces are closing in on pro-Russian separatists.A Rossiya 24 correspondent at the scene said the convoy should arrive at the Ukrainian border in 2 to 3 days where it would meet a representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).Russia has said the aid would be delivered together with the ICRC.
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