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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.

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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.

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

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

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Sergei Chuzavkov / AP

9. … and another fistfight, of course.

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