Medvedev dance parody cut from state TV

A comedy sketch parodying the dance moves of President Dmitry Medvedev has been cut from a popular TV show, Russian media said on Wednesday.

A clip of Medvedev dancing at a university reunion to the song “American Boy” became an Internet sensation when it was posted online

But the parody of the president’s dancing style will be not be seen by most Russians after it was cut from the KVN comedy show by the state run Channel One.

The channel has not said why the parody was cut.

But Medvedev’s press secretary said the Russian leader would have had no problem with it.

“He has posted links to some of the parodies of himself he likes most on Twitter,” Natalya Timakova told the Russkaya Sluzhba Novostei radio station. “I don’t see any problem with it.”

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