Promoted

Ukrainian Parliament Is Basically An Episode Of “Jerry Springer”

Really, guys? Again with the fighting?

1. Ukraine’s parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a controversial election in October. It didn’t end well.

Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP

The words on the shirts read, “Freedom to Political Prisoners,” a reference to former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, whose imprisonment for alleged abuse of power is considered politically motivated by many.

Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP

6. Then, on Thursday, opposition lawmakers abandoned the session in protest of their minority status.

Sergei Chuzavkov / AP

7. But not before a few words from Vitali Klitschko, chairman of the opposition party and a heavyweight champion boxer …

Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP

9. … and another fistfight, of course.

Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP
Sergei Chuzavkov / AP

Check out more articles on BuzzFeed.com!

 
 
          
    Hot Buzz

    What Do You Think It Means To Be Fit?

    collection

    What’s The Best Style Lesson You Learnt From Your Mum?

    collection
    Now Buzzing