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Russian TV axes show starring Ukraine’s leader after Putin joke

Zelenskiy sitcom lasted just one night after alluding to Putin in crude sub-languageA Russian television channel has abruptly cancelled a sitcom starring Ukraine’s president after an allusion to a crude joke about Vladimir Putin was aired in Russia’s far east.The political satire Servant of the People served as a platform for the former comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy to gain popularity and eventually win the Ukrainian presidency, in a vote largely driven by anger at the country’s previous leaders. Related: Russia passes law to jail people for 15 days for ‘disrespecting’ government Continue reading… …read more

Source:: The Guardian


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