An extraordinary session of the Odesa Regional Council, which should elect a new chairman instead of Anatoliy Urbansky, who goes to the Rada, began with a fight.
First, the deputy and the deputy head of the regional state administration Vitaliy Svichynsky accused colleagues of the European Solidarity and Oppobloc factions of conspiracy and called to block the rostrum. He was supported by deputies from Our Country and Batkivshchyna.
A brawl broke out, they broke Urbansky’s microphone and seized his card.
The microphone was replaced, the head tried to resume the session, but a fight broke out again.
Later, the session started, but the break was announced again, as the faction chairman, the chairman of the council and his deputies went to another cabinet for consultations.