Fighting in parliament
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Scuffles break out in Ukraine parliament

Scuffles have broken out in the Ukraine parliament for a second day, following controversial elections in October.

Members of the opposition rushed to the main podium as a vote on the ruling Party of Regions' nomination for speaker was about to be announced.

Boxing champion Vitaly Klitschko, leader of UDAR (Ukrainian Democratic Alliance for Reform) looked on.

Deputies clashed and fought with each other before the session was postponed.

  • 13 Dec 2012
  • From the section Europe