Kharkiv's Kernes justifies his 180-degree political turn by saying he was 'prisoner' of Yanukovych system
KHARKIV, Ukraine -- Kharkiv Mayor Hennadiy Kernes, who heads Ukraine's second largest city with more than 1.5 million people, walks into his vast office from the back door this week, stares at his Apple computer screen and says “Let's start.”
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