Naval base deal sparks Ukraine fury

Smoke bombs and eggs thrown in parliament as lease for Russia naval base is extended.

    A deal to extend the lease of a Russian naval base has triggered chaos in Ukraine's parliament.

    Smoke bombs, eggs and punches were thrown as anger spilled over in the chamber.

    Members of the opposition denounced the move as a sell-out which undermines Ukraine's sovereignty.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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