Receive Breaking News updates as they occur
By Dmitry Madorsky BORDER CROSSING POINT DONETSK Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian border guards began on Thursday to inspect a Russian truck convoy carrying aid earmarked for humanitarian relief in eastern Ukraine that has been stranded at the frontier between the two former Soviet republics for nearly a week. Kiev believes the convoy of some 260 trucks, carrying water, food and medicines, could prove a Trojan horse for Russia to get weapons to pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian forces in the region - a notion that Moscow has dismissed as absurd. Asked on whose territory the cargo was, he replied: "On the territory of the Russian border point." It was not clear when the trucks would finally be authorized to enter Ukrainian territory, which at that border point is under rebel control. The rebels granted Kiev's border guards permission to access the crossing to check the trucks.