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Lifestyle Blog: Kharkiv, with new anti-Russian song, becomes capital of anti-Putin music (VIDEO)

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July 11, 2014, 6:03 p.m. | Music — by Olena Goncharova

Soccer fans hold a banner that reads, “Ukraine! It is time to rise from your knees!” at a soccer game.
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Olena Goncharova

Olena Goncharova has been a Kyiv Post staff writer since January 2012. She is a graduate of Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv. To contact: email goncharova@kyivpost.com, Twitter @FlyToSun.

Kharkiv, Ukraine's second-largest city with more than one million residents, became a cradle of anti-Vladimir Putin and pro-Ukrainian songs through the EuroMaidan Revolution and now the Russian-backed war against Ukraine.

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