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Ukraine: FIGHT breaks out at Kiev's Verkhovna Rada during parliamentary session01:40

Ukraine: FIGHT breaks out at Kiev's Verkhovna Rada during parliamentary session

Ukraine, Kiev
December 11, 2015 at 09:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

A fight broke out during a session of Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, Friday, as a number of political parties and trade unions are demanding the resignation of the Ukrainian government led by Arseniiy Yatsenyuk.

Several people can be seen running to the front of the parliament as one man throws punches at another, sparking off a large scuffle involving many people and lasting several minutes. The fight occurred shortly after the Ukrainian government submitted a draft national budget for 2016 to the parliament.

More than 1,000 protesters rallied outside the Verkhovna Rada at Kiev's Constitution Square during the parliament session to demand the resignation of Yatsenyuk's government, including several trade unions, members of the far-right Svoboda party and the local Self-Governance party.

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A fight broke out during a session of Ukraine's parliament, the Verkhovna Rada in Kiev, Friday, as a number of political parties and trade unions are demanding the resignation of the Ukrainian government led by Arseniiy Yatsenyuk.

Several people can be seen running to the front of the parliament as one man throws punches at another, sparking off a large scuffle involving many people and lasting several minutes. The fight occurred shortly after the Ukrainian government submitted a draft national budget for 2016 to the parliament.

More than 1,000 protesters rallied outside the Verkhovna Rada at Kiev's Constitution Square during the parliament session to demand the resignation of Yatsenyuk's government, including several trade unions, members of the far-right Svoboda party and the local Self-Governance party.

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