Russian parliament approves Ukraine navy base deal

MOSCOW, April 27 (BestGrowthStock) – Russia’s lower house of
parliament on Tuesday approved a deal to extend the lease on a
Russian naval base at Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Sevastopol.

In the vote, 410 lawmakers from the 450-seat chamber
supported the base deal, which was agreed by Ukrainian President
Viktor Yanukovich and Russia’s Dmitry Medvedev last week.
Ukraine’s parliament approved the deal less than an hour
earlier.

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(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge, editing by Michael Stott)

Russian parliament approves Ukraine navy base deal