The subject of the Russian Language bill has MPs in the former Soviet republic getting hot under the collar and passions erupted into a vicious brawl.

The officials in Kiev were in heated discussions over whether the Russian language should be used in hospitals, courts and other official government institutions.

Pro-Western members want to remove the Ukraine from Russia’s legacy and oppose the government and policies of President Viktor Yanukovych.

Lawmaking politician Mykola Petruk suffered a blow to the head and was hospitalised.

Somehow we can’t quite imagine Cameron and Clegg coming to blows with Ed Miliband and co in the Houses of Parliament, despite the recent cheeky jibes  – though it would be great fun to watch.

Watch a video of the punch-up below.