New Europe: Russia-Ukraine gas-for- base deal good for the EU?


May. 02, 2010 16:54
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A file photograph of Russia's Black Sea Fleet.
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Ukrainian parliament members threw punches and eggs at each other as the Verkhovna Rada ratified a controversial agreement with Russia that extends the latter's military base in Ukraine for 25 years. In exchange, the price Ukraine pays for Russian gas will be reduced by 30% over 10 years. Click here to read more.

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