Ukrainian TV show mocks central bank ex-governor over physical attacks

Valeria Gontareva
Valeria Gontareva
Oksana Parafeniuk

A Ukrainian television programme broadcast a song mocking recent alleged attacks on a former central bank governor. Several local commentators said this continued what the National Bank of Ukraine has called a campaign of intimidation against current and former officials over the nationalisation of the country’s biggest bank.

The programme is linked to the country’s president and was broadcast on a channel owned by a businessman at the centre of the country’s biggest banking scandal.

The song

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