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Ukrainian lawmakers fight around the rostrum during the first session of Ukraine's newly elected parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Ukraine’s newly elected parliament has chosen a pro-government speaker amid violent brawls between pro-presidential and opposition lawmakers. On Thursday, opposition lawmakers swarmed the parliament’s presidium and a fight erupted with pro-government legislators. The opposition demanded that their opponents stop voting in place of their absent colleagues. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Ukrainian lawmakers fight around the rostrum during the first session of Ukraine's newly elected parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Ukraine’s newly elected parliament has chosen a pro-government speaker amid violent brawls between pro-presidential and opposition lawmakers. On Thursday, opposition lawmakers swarmed the parliament’s presidium and a fight erupted with pro-government legislators. The opposition demanded that their opponents stop voting in place of their absent colleagues. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Ukraine parliament brawl

December 13, 2012

A pro-wrestling style fight started on Dec. 12 between members of President Viktor Yanukovych’s party and the opposition in parliament. It continued on Dec. 13 as two men tried to change their party affiliation. Pro boxer Vitali Klitschko made a cameo appearance on camera on Wednesday, and security forces had to divert naked women from storming the House floor. (National Constitution Center)