The incident is the latest power play by the Neo-Nazis in Ukraine, who have emerged as a dominant force in the new coalition government. The Svoboda ministers were angry that the television station ran footage of Russian President Vladimir Putin announcing that Crimea would become part of the Russian Federation. Svoboda recently won 37 seats in Parliament, and now control a number of government ministries, including the defense ministry and the state prosecutor's office.
Svoboda party members paying visit to Chief Physician of the central hospital of Ulyanovsk. In Maidan style #Ukraine t.co/NXrSeTxnr3
Video of attack by men from Svoboda party on Oleksandr Panteleymonov. One of the attackers sits on freedom of speech parliamentary committee. This is the shocking moment a TV chief in Ukraine was assaulted and forced to sign a resignation letter by far-right politicians who broke into his office. A chaotic video shows Oleksandr Panteleymonov, who led the Ukrainian state TV company, being shouted at and beaten over the head until he gives into the attackers' demands and writes the letter.