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Friday, January 19, 2018

In the Parliament proposed to cancel the renaming of Dnepropetrovsk


The renaming of Dnepropetrovsk in the Dnieper river has caused a lot of discontent. At the stage of consideration of the proposal by local residents opposed. Immediately after the approval by the Verkhovna Rada of this law, the Parliament introduced a new bill to overrule a previous decision.


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The demolition of the monument to Peter, in whose honor the city was named

We will remind, Dnepropetrovsk, named in honor of Grigory Petrovsky revolutionary, it was decided to rename the Dnieper, although the locals have urged the authorities to leave the old name, but the city named for the Apostle Peter.

Glad I did not listen and by a majority of votes of the necessary 226 247, renamed Dnepropetrovsk in the framework of the law on decommunization.

This decision has previously commented the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the Deputy of the state Duma Joseph Kobzon.

Read more: Zakharova called deputies, who renamed Dnepropetrovsk, dropout

Stood up against “Opposition block”. Its representatives — MPs Oleksandr Vilkul and Dmitry Kolesnikov — was introduced in Parliament a bill to abolish the decision of the Ukrainian Parliament on renaming of Dnepropetrovsk in the Dnieper, the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

“The opposition bloc rebelled and in the city Council, RIA Novosti reported. Deputy head of the faction Oleksandr Vilkul said that the Council should first consider the proposed Ordinance, and only after that Dnipropetrovsk can be considered to be renamed.

The decision about the “violent” renamed Dnipropetrovsk, “the Opposition bloc sees as a desecration of the opinion of the community (community) million city. “The renaming of Dnipropetrovsk contrary to the opinion of citizens discreditied Parliament, the essence of democracy and decentralization,” – said the head of the faction Opposition bloc in the city Council Natalia Najarian, urging Parliament to consider the proposal to cancel the rename.

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