Russia-Ukraine gas-for- base deal good for the EU?

Russia-Ukraine gas-for- base deal good for the EU?


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.
Asked if Russia is once again subsidizing gas prices, Russia’s Ambassador to the EU Vladimir Chizhov told New Europe on 29 April that it is a comprehensive deal covering not only gas supplies but also an...


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