Nearly Parallel Brawls in Serbia and in Montenegro

Opposition MEPs critizised the Serbian government because of little reponse to protests in Montenegro. In the neighbouring country parliament adopted a religious law opposed by supporters of the Serbian Orthodox church shortly before.

The vote in Montenegro’s parliament also led to chaotic scenes and the detention of pro-Serbian MEPs:

Fistfighting in Ukraine

During a debate about the privatization of agricultural land two parliament members in Ukraine got into a fist fight. Andriy Bohdanets from the ruling party had to go to hospital after the clash with Eduard Leonov from the Svoboda party. Police announced investigations.