[12 dec, 2012] KIEV, Ukraine -- Opposition lawmakers on Friday blocked the Ukrainian Parliament a day after a brawl in the chamber sent one legislator to the hospital.
The melee was sparked by a proposed bill to make Russian an official language in eastern regions of the country with large native Russian-speaking populations. Lawmakers grappled and threw punches. One was hospitalized with a head injury.
On Friday, deputies opposed to the bill blocked the Parliament speaker's podium, preventing the session from starting, while some 200 demonstrators held a noisy protest against the bill outside the building.
Check this out:The Wall Street Journal’s Tom Gara calls this scene “maybe the most vigorous punch to the groin ever caught on camera.” Gara tweets,
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