The mayor of Kyiv announced the mass renaming of streets and other objects of the city
Until May 9, Kyiv plans to get rid of all names associated with the Russian Federation, including the names of streets and metro stations, the mayor of the city reports.
In Kyiv, the former square of friendship between Kyiv and Moscow in the Goloseevsky district was renamed, and until May 9 this year, all objects in Kyiv whose names are associated with the Russian Federation will be renamed. About it informs Mayor of Kyiv Vitaliy Klitschko.
The new name of the former square in the friendship between Kyiv and Moscow is the square of the Heroes of Mariupol. We are talking about the square on Yakubovsky Street on Teremki, which previously bore the unofficial name “the square of related cities in honor of the friendship between Kyiv and Moscow.” There used to be a memorial sign in the center of the square, but it was dismantled last year.
“Today I submitted a draft decision on renaming the former square of friendship between Kiev and Moscow into the square of the Heroes of Mariupol. And the deputies supported this initiative,” Klitschko said.
According to the mayor, on Friday, March 15, a number of other city objects were renamed, draft decisions on which had already been prepared and passed the necessary procedures.
The renaming process continues, and by May 9, the city plans to get rid of all names associated with the Russian Federation, including the names of streets and metro stations.
“Their renaming is relevant. Therefore, we are developing new names that will be given to streets, avenues, metro stations and other objects. We have allocated time for these procedures until May 9. We will work out a package and make a comprehensive decision at a meeting of the Kyiv City Council,” the mayor added.
Recall that the authorities of Uzhgorod also plan to rename the streets named after various Russian figures. Recently, 25 streets were renamed in Ivano-Frankivsk. In particular, he renamed Nekrasov Street into Heroes of Akhtyrka Street, Lermontov Street into Heroes of Mariupol, and Tchaikovsky into Vasily Slipak Street.