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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada had a fight over the Russian language

During the session of the Verkhovna Rada there was another scuffle. One of the speakers speakers – the representative of the faction “Opposition bloc” Oleksandr Vilkul – addressed the audience in Russian, and that roused some MPs.

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Vice-speaker of the Ukrainian Parliament Irina Gerashchenko was forced to prematurely adjourn the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada for the next fight. Some parliamentarians are outraged that the Deputy of “Opposition bloc” Oleksandr Vilkul used in the treatment of the Russian language, reports “Interfax”.

During a speech to the Politician ran the MP from the faction “popular front” Yury Timoshenko and tried to push her opponent from the stands. After that, between deputies there was a small skirmish. Vilkul, in turn, noted that it has the right to speak “at least in Polish, at least in Hungarian”.

Gerashchenko called upon the parliamentarians to stop the mess, but in the end she had to prematurely adjourn the meeting. “I was taken aback, because during peacetime the heading “Miscellaneous”, and when there were no cameras in the hall, the deputies started to pull each other over the breast,” she wrote in her Facebook account.

Previously to hinder the work of the Parliament was “Radical party”. Its members wanted to block the work of Rada and to demand the creation of a special Commission which will be engaged in verifying information about the involvement of Ukrainian politicians to offshore. We are talking about the so-called “Panamanian documents” which referred to the President of the country Petro Poroshenko.

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