Fistfights in parliaments

In late 2011, the British newspaper Guardian ranked the most pugnacious of the parliaments of the world. Evaluation largely dependent on entertainment and major events. In the first place settled parliaments: South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Italy, Russia and Turkey.

1. On 8 December 2010, Seoul, South Korea. Deputies of the South Korean opposition Democratic Party tried to prevent the adoption of the country's budget for next year. The conflict caused a controversial project to clean up the rivers. His voice opposition to block the adoption of the budget was not enough, so they are on the eve blocked all approaches to the conference room. In the hallway, the MPs have erected barricades of furniture. The fight started in the morning when the Speaker of the Parliament with the support of the ruling party tried to go to their workplace. As a result of a fight a few people were injured, and one deputy was hospitalized. He was hit on the head with a hammer. As a result, the parliamentary majority won. The vote and the budget for next year was prinyat.REUTERS

2. October 26, 2011. Rome, Italy. Claudio Barbato (left), member of the opposition Party of the Italian FLI, strikes Fabio Ranieri (right) from the "Northern League" in the parliament. The reason were the words of the head of the opposition party Gianfranco Fini. The politician said that the wife of Umberto Bossi, chairman of the party "Northern League", retired in 39 years. The issue of pension reform - one of the most painful in the country. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, yielding to the pressure of Brussels, proposed to increase the retirement age from 65 to 67 let.REUTERS / Ansa / Giuseppe Lami

3. April 27, 2010. Kiev. Before the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, which could be ratified an agreement to extend the Black Sea Fleet in Ukraine, the Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Volodymyr Lytvyn threw eggs deputies from the opposition. Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc and "Our Ukraine - People's Self-Defense" blocked the jobs his party members, who decided to support the agreement on Black Sea Fleet. BP Chairman Volodymyr Lytvyn took the risk to start a meeting. Soon, however, between deputies OU-PSD and Party of Regions, a fight broke out, and the deputies of the Yulia Tymoshenko Bloc in the Gaza lit smoke shashku.SERGEI SUPINSKY / AFP / Getty Images

4. On 28 May 2007, Ankara. The deputy from the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) Tandoglu Sami Idris (right) and an unknown deputy from the same party beat Alim Tunc from the Justice and Development Party of Turkey (AK Party). Turkish parliament met to discuss a number of amendments to the kostitutsii relating to general and presidential vyborov.REUTERS / Anatolian / Nuri Kaynar


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