Small brawl over land reform in Ukraine

Ukrainian lawmakers started a small brawl over a land reform bill. The controversial initiative is about to change the rules how farmland can be bought. Also outside parliament people protested about the planned reform.

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: