Region: Protests as Ukraine Backs Russian Base Extension

Opposition lawmakers hurled eggs and smoke bombs inside Ukraine’s parliament onApril 27as the chamber approved an agreement allowing the Russian Navy to extend its stay in a Ukrainian port until 2042.

Crowds of government supporters and opponents scuffled outside the parliament building as deputies from newly elected President Viktor Yanukovych’s coalition approved a 25-year extension to the Russian Black Sea Fleet’s base in Crimea…

Read more at the Kyiv Post.

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