Ukrainian politicians fight in parliament.
Politicians in Ukraine went toe-to-toe on Tuesday when a brawl broke out over a speech.
Fists flew between the president's party and a far-right opposition faction, after one politician gave a speech in Russian, which is seen as controversial in Ukraine.
Disagreements have meant that only one session has taken place since February 22.
The use of the Russian language is a contentious issue in Ukraine, where millions consider it their mother tongue while many others see its use as an insult to national pride.
Fist fights have become a relatively common occurrence in parliament since the October 2012 election.
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|Date:||Mar 27, 2013|
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