Ambitious and motivated rival of the current Kyiv Mayor Klitschko, Gusovsky tells Ukraine Today that battling corruption, disclosing city budgets, and modernizing the city’s transport links are the top three priorities for the development of the capital.

Also known as a successful restaurateur, the City Council official elaborates on the challenges he faced trying to step on a cruel political battlefield ahead of the October elections.

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