Ukraine – Two MPs fight in a hallway in the parliament building

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.

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