According to the representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova and state Duma Deputy Iosif Kobzon renaming Dnepropetrovsk in the Dnieper — factually the history of the city event. According to them, it was logical to call him lots.
247 deputies of the Verkhovna Rada with the necessary minimum of 226 votes supported the renaming of Dnipropetrovsk. In fact, it happened against the will of the residents of the city and its authorities, who asked the deputies not to change the name, and to believe that it happened not in the name of revolutionary Grigory Petrovsky, and called the name of the Apostle Peter.
However, pursuant to the law on decommunization is Pleased to pereimenovali it into the Dnieper.
“If we remembered the “de-communization”, I had to return the true name — lots. In extreme cases, Novorossiysk. Not members, and 247 zombie dropouts,” said she.
In turn, the Deputy of the state Duma, singer Iosif Kobzon called the process of renaming of Ukrainian cities “obscurantism” and agreed with Zakharova about the new name Dnepropetrovsk: “Their revolutionary Petrovsky renamed, then it would really renamed… in the city lots, as it was called before the revolution, this would be at least some logic” — he said RIA Novosti.
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