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Verkhovna Rada Chairman Volodymyr Rybak soon after announced a break, asking other members of parliament to calm down and leave the rostrum.The MPs stopped brawling, but remained at the rostrum.

Before the scuffle, the leader of the Regions Party faction, Oleksandr Yefremov, delivered a speech in Russian. Tiahnybok spoke to the parliament after Yefremov.

Svoboda faction members hissed at Yefremov’s speech in Russian and chanted “Ukrainian!” while demanding that Yefremov speak Ukrainian.

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