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Ukraine

Fistfight In Ukrainian Parliament Over Language Law

Published 24 May 2012

A fistfight erupted in the Ukrainian parliament during debate on a draft law on languages, which recommends introducing Russian as the second official language in 13 of 27 regions of Ukraine. The fight broke out between members of the pro-Western opposition and lawmakers from President Viktor Yanukovych's party, which bases its support in Ukraine's Russian-speaking east.


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