The acting Mayor of Kharkov Gennady Kernes, which leads in the results of last Sunday elections of the mayor deems it necessary to revive economic links of Kharkiv oblast with Russia.
Elections to local self-government were held in Ukraine on October 25. According to the information of the civil network OPORA conducted the parallel tabulation of election results, Kernes won the Election with 65, 88% of the vote.
"My vision that we ought to revive economic ties, because most enterprises of Kharkiv region aimed at the market of the Russian Federation. Jobs, family budget, income, confidence in the future. Needless to say, I wish all participants of processes aimed at revival of relations, worked without a policy, " said Kernes in conversation, which is made public on Wednesday.
as an example, He cited the Ukrainian enterprise OJSC " Turboatom ", which has a contract with Russia, but cannot execute it due to issues with railway service between 2 countries." There is such company - " Turboatom ". A large engineering company, which paid nearly 600 million hryvnias of taxes, he Has orders, as well as among them Russian. And today he must follow the rules of the contract And send the order to the site of the Russian Federation. He can't do It, because the train stopped letter, " - said Kernes.
Local Elections were held on the new electoral law. Regional, city And district councils elected under the proportional system with open lists. The results must be determined before November 4 And made public for five days. In the elections not have the opportunity to participate blocks of political parties, the electoral threshold for parties is raised from 3% to 5%. The election will turnout.