New elected parliament speaker Volodymyr Rybak speaks to lawmakers during the first session of the newly elected Ukraine parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Ukraine’s

 

              New elected parliament speaker Volodymyr Rybak speaks to lawmakers during the first session of the newly elected Ukraine parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Ukraine’s
New elected parliament speaker Volodymyr Rybak speaks to lawmakers during the first session of the newly elected Ukraine parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. Ukraine’s newly elected parliament has chosen a pro-government speaker amid violent brawls between pro-presidential and opposition lawmakers. On Thursday, opposition lawmakers swarmed the parliament’s presidium and a fight erupted with pro-government legislators. The opposition demanded that their opponents stop voting in place of their absent colleagues.(AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)