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Outcry in Ukraine over song mocking ex-central bank chief
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Kyiv, Oct. 21 -- Ukrainian officials on Monday lashed out at a parody song targeting Ukraine's former central bank chief and mocking a recent arson attack on her home.
Kvartal 95 is arguably the country's most beloved comedy show and was led by Volodymyr Zelenskiy before he was elected president in April this year. On Sunday, it released a song recorded in collaboration with a famed choir and based on a popular folk tune that went: "A house was burning, up in flames, a woman was weeping in London."
Valeria Gontareva's house in Kyiv was firebombed last month in an attack that many said was retribution over her leadership in nationalizing PrivatBank from its oligarch owner Ihor Kolomoyskyi. In August, Gontareva, who is currently a senior ...
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