Two members of the Ukrainian parliament, Yegor Sobolev of the “Samopomochi” party and Vadim Ivchenko from the “Fatherland” party, were involved in a physical altercation in the halls of the Ukrainian parliament. Thursday, February 12.
The fight, which left both participants sore and Sobolev with a bloodied nose, allegedly broke out over a disagreement around a corruption bill.
The parliamentary committee has recommended the suspension of both deputies, preventing them from taking part in parliament sessions for five days.
Members of the EFF-Party were thrown out of Parliament after they disrupted President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address, and the DA Party walked out in protest.
Opposition politicians in Nepal threw chairs and attacked the parliamentary speaker during a violent general strike in Nepal on Tuesday that was aimed at blocking the government from pushing through a draft of a new constitution.
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“This happened yesterday in an attempt to stop the passing of a security bill. The opposition had listed a raft of complaints and being outnumbered, the only hope was to disrupt the national assembly from passing the laws on the house of parliament. The result, blows were traded, paper missiles thrown and the deputy speaker doused in water.”
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A dispute at a session of Ukraine’s newly elected parliament has prompted lawmakers to resort to a more direct method of resolving political disagreements — a shoving match.
Article in Moscow Times