The mayor of Kharkiv Gennady Kernes said that does not deny the talents of the people’s Deputy from «popular front» Anton Gerashchenko. About it the mayor of Kharkiv said in the author’s program of Dmitry Gordon on the TV channel «112 Ukraine».
Answering the question, what black cat ran between him and Gerashchenko, who was assistant Kernes from 2000 to 2003, the mayor of Kharkiv said this was the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, which is its enemy today.
According to Kernes, Avakov is «Banda». «Dima, if you’ve got at least one moment of mind of this man, know his desires and appetites, you would probably aware of whom I speak», – he told journalist Gordon.
According to the mayor of Kharkiv, Avakov «clearly understands that the people considered the enemy, to take revenge, using his official position».
«The Governor was no Deputy – too. The commandant of the Maidan – I don’t know, I was not there. But one thing to say: he clearly understands that the people considered the enemy, to take revenge, using his official position. As for Gerashchenko, he the Governor Arsen Avakov was the head of Krasnogradsky district administration. Then they talked for a long time,» said Kernes.
He also said that «Avakov’s not who wants to appear.» «It really is a very treacherous people», – said the mayor of Kharkov.
Answering the question whether, in his opinion, Gerashchenko talented person, Kernes said: «There is little I do not deny it.»
«The school Gennady Kernes affected him?» – asked the reporter. «Present,» – said the mayor of Kharkov.
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In 2014, Kernes was assassinated. In an interview with «GORDON» Gerashchenko said that the organizer of the assassination attempt on Kernes was Yevgeny Zhilin, the founder of the Kharkov group «Stronghold», took an active part in the seizure of government buildings in Donetsk in the spring of 2014. Zhilin was killed September 19, 2016 in the suburban village of Gorki-2 in the restaurant «Breeze».
Kernes thus rejected the version of Gerashchenko and directly accused of organizing the assassination attempt on Avakov himself, calling it «a personal revenge», and added that the case of the assassination have still not been investigated.
From 2005 to 2010, Avakov was the head of Kharkiv regional state administration. In 2010, he participated in elections of the mayor of Kharkiv, but lost Kernes. In January 2012 the General Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings against Avakov on suspicion of willful abuse of power and official authority. Avakov went to Italy. On the 2012 parliamentary elections it passed in the Verkhovna Rada according to lists of Bo «Batk_vshchina». After obtaining the status of people’s Deputy Avakov returned to Ukraine. He headed the interior Ministry since February 2014.
Kernes: the Fact that Gerashchenko talented, I do not deny. School Kernes there 29.08.2017