The overwhelming majority of the deputies of the city Council of the Ukrainian capital on Thursday changed the name of some place names in connection with the operation of Ukraine of the law on decommunization.
70 of the 88 deputies of the city Council adopted an opinion on renaming the prospect of Reunion in the prospect of Unification. In the same decision the street of Patrice Lumumba renamed the street of John Paul II, area of Moscow ? in Demeevskaya, informs " UNIAN ".
The decision was taken in pursuance of the law on decommunization. Along with This, the question of renaming the Moscow bridge in the bridge name George Fuchs was withdrawn from consideration at the meeting of city Council on Thursday, as there are comments about the new name. In July, rename Moscow Avenue in Kiev Bandera Avenue turned into protests thousand inhabitants of the Ukrainian capital. In April 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law prohibiting public use of and propaganda of the Communist and national socialist symbols in the country. Ukrainian Institute of national memory (winp) in mid-August of last year recommended to rename 908 towns and villages in the country in connection with the adopted by the Verkhovna Rada law " the condemnation of the Communist regime."