Ukraine’s Parliament Discusses Peace Plan With A Fistfight

There they go again.

A fistfight broke out in the Ukrainian parliament after a deputy said that a peace plan put forth by President Petro Poroshenko had fallen apart.

Fighting is a way of life for Ukraine’s parliament. They’ve done it many, many, many times before.

Tuesday’s fight broke out as parliament discussed a presidential decree to call up additional military reserves to its border with Russia. The decree was eventually approved.

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