An Il-86 plane of the Russian Emergencies Ministry will leave for Praguetoday. The plane will deliver 45 tons of humanitarian cargo worth 14mrubles (about $443,000). According to the press service of the EmergenciesMinistry, the humanitarian aid consists mainly of fan heaters for dryingbuildings. It also includes 8 tons of chlorine-containing tablets fordisinfecting water and 30 tons of chloramines..
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969