Ghana politics is pretty combative, but NPP and NDC have got nothing on their counterparts in Ukraine. A parliamentary debate in the Eastern European country erupted into a brawl on Thursday, after figures from the leading political parties wrestled over a proposed law that would introduce Russian as Ukraine’s second national language.

At least one man was taken to hospital after the melee. The violent scenes probably won’t surprise residents in Ukraine, where parliament battles seem to be a pretty regular occurrence: In 2010 politicians even hurled smoke bombs and tomatoes at each other.

Watch the blows below :


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