In Kyiv, three streets and an alley changed their “pro-Russian” and “Soviet” names

The Kyiv City Council decided to rename three streets and a lane, which were named after the Soviet general, Russian writers and composer.

In the capital, four more city objects were renamed, the names of which are associated with the Russian Federation and its satellites. These decisions on renaming were adopted today at the plenary meeting of the second session of the Kyiv City Council of the ninth convocation by the majority of deputies“, – said on the City Council website.

Thus, General Tupikov Street will be named after Andriy Melnyk in honor of one of the leaders of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists*, Turgenevskaya Street will become Oleksandr Konissky Street in honor of the Ukrainian writer and public figure of the 19th century, and Alyabyeva Street will be renamed the street of the Gulak-Artemovsky family, on which Among them was the singer and composer Semyon Gulak-Artyomovsky.

In turn, Herzen Lane will change its name to Babi Yar. And the library of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, which is located in the Darnitsky district of Kyiv, will be named after the poet, writer and translator Grigory Boyko.

* The activity of an extremist organization is prohibited in Russia by a court decision


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