Bulgarian Far-Right Leader Accused of Assaulting Journalist
A Bulgarian journalist has claimed that Volen Siderov, the notorious leader of far-right party Ataka (Attack), kicked him in the party's parliamentary office.
Journalist Lachezar Lisitsov has told reporters that Siderov attacked him after he questioned him about his alleged trip to Paris in the company of one his party's female MPs.
Lisitsov has stated that he was also attacked by Ataka MP Desislav Chukolov.
However, Chukolov has stated that the journalist was not assaulted. According to the lawmaker, Lisitsov's foot was injured by a door.
The journalist has already reported the incident to police authorities.
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