WorldViews: Kharkiv’s mayor has a colorful social media presence

By Terri Rupar, April 28, 2014

Gennady Kernes, the mayor of Kharkiv, was shot in the back Monday and is reportedly "fighting for his life."

Kernes has a colorful presence on social media. On Twitter, he follows only two accounts, ousted Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych's official account and Mikhail Dobkin, the former governor of the region who is running for president. He recently aligned himself with the new Ukrainian government, turning away from Yanukovych.

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