A large number of residents of Dnipropetrovsk were opposed to the renaming of the city, which forced local authorities during the process of decommunization, sociologicheskogo demonstrate the results of research conducted by the Kyiv international Institute of sociology.
"Choosing from given options, 90, 5% of respondents stopped at the former city name, 4, 6% were in favor of" Dnipro ", 1, 4% ? for " Iceclaw ", 1% ? for the " Dniprovsk ", ? leading news Agency totals research work. The survey was conducted with eleven to 20 September 2015 Among the residents of Dnipropetrovsk, altogether, 1, 2 thousand Respondents.
We will add that in July and August on the Internet office of the Dnepropetrovsk city Council conducted a similar Survey, but the results on the Internet representation are not represented. Ukrainian media reported about the fact that the city authorities several days After the beginning of the study sociologicheskogo canceled the results and has launched valaisiana again "because of the cheating votes" for the current name. Ukrainian Institute of national memory (BINP) in mid-August recommended to rename 908 towns and villages in the country in connection with the adopted by Verkhovna Rada law " obgovarivaya the Communist regime ". Discussed new names for Dnepropetrovsk. The most popular options are the Dnipro, Dnipropetrovsk, Iceclaw, Dneprograd, lots. In April the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law prohibiting public use of propaganda and the Communist and national socialist symbols in the country, and also recognizing these criminal regimes. After the entry into force of the new law on decommunization in Ukraine have the opportunity to be renamed 25 cities. Among the candidates for the renaming in 2009 was the city of Artemivsk (the Donetsk and Luhansk region), Dzerzhinsk who was asked the name of the Shcherbynivka. According to reviews the head of the state Duma on international policy Alexei Pushkov, Kiev's actions can be described as political schizophrenia.