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MP lifts Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk up by his crotch in Parliament – Watch

MP lifts Ukraine PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk up by his crotch in Parliament – Watch

A bizarre scene was witnessed in Ukraine Parliament when an MP forcibly pulled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk off the podium by his crotch.

141 still hospitalized after violent protests in Ukraine

Ukrainian police say 141 people remain hospitalised after a nationalist protest in Kiev turned violent, with 10 of the injured in serious condition.

Ukraine takes first step toward debt payment freeze

Ukraine`s cash-starved government took the first step Tuesday toward freezing the payment of billions of dollars in sovereign and state-backed debt owed to some of the world`s most powerful creditors.

Ukraine Parliament agrees to dismissal of top prosecutor

 Ukraine`s Parliament voted on Tuesday to approve a presidential proposal to dismiss the General Prosecutor, criticised by deputies and activists for failing to roll out reforms and bring justice for those killed in last year`s "Euromaidan" revolution. 

Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce "non-aligned" status

Ukrainian parliament votes to renounce "non-aligned" status

The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday renounced Ukraine`s "non-aligned" status with the aim of eventually joining NATO, angering Moscow, which views NATO`s eastward expansion as a threat to its own security.

Ukraine's newly elected Parliament holds first session

 The newly-elected Ukrainian parliament held its first session Thursday to swear in lawmakers and form committees.

Ukraine confirms pro-Western PM with mammoth tasks ahead

Ukraine`s parliament on Wednesday confirmed pro-Western Arseniy Yatsenyuk will keep his post as prime minister to lead a new coalition government.

Ukraine Parliament opens after crushing pro-West poll win

Ukraine`s parliament on Thursday held its first sitting since pro-Western parties won a crushing poll victory, with lawmakers facing a mammoth task to drag the war-wracked nation back from the brink of collapse.

Ukraine parliament confirms negotiator with Russia as Foreign minister

Ukraine`s parliament on Thursday confirmed as foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin, the current ambassador to Germany who also represents Kiev in peace negotiations with Russia.

Ukraine Parliament elects pro-EU Yatsenyuk as Prime Minister

The Ukrainian Parliament approved pro-EU Arseniy Yatsenyuk as the new Prime Minister of the country after the ouster of president Viktor Yanukovych.

Ukraine Parliament convenes to approve new government

Ukraine`s parliament convenes Thursday to approve a new pro-Western government after the United States offered economic aid to the crisis-hit country and warned Russia against military intervention.

Ukraine`s Parliament wants Viktor Yanukovych to be tried in ICC for `crime against humanity`

The Ukrainian Parliament on Tuesday reportedly voted for trial of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych by International Crime Court (ICC) for `crime against humanity.`

Ukraine parliament votes to limit president`s powers

Ukraine`s parliament on Friday voted to return the ex-Soviet country to its 2004 constitution, which limits the president`s powers and gives lawmakers the right to appoint key ministers.

Violent clashes in Ukraine leave nine dead

Ukraine`s political crisis escalated sharply on Tuesday, with at least nine people reported killed and scores injured in violent, often fiery battles between anti-government demonstrators and police in Kiev.

Thousands of Ukraine protesters mass outside Parliament

Thousands of Ukrainian protesters massed outside parliament in Kiev on Tuesday as lawmakers were set to debate a vote of no confidence in the government over the scrapping of a deal with the European Union.

Ukraine Parliament speaker elected amid brawls

After a short break was announced and the fight ended, Rybak was elected parliament speaker.

Ukraine ratifies controversial naval deal with Russia

Fighting broke out and smoke bombs were thrown today as Ukraine`s Parliament erupted into chaos as it ratified a bitterly controversial deal with Russia.