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In Ukraine, over 300 settlements will be renamed: there are two reasons

The Verkhovna Rada plans to rename over 300 settlements, named after the symbols of Russia any imperial policy or not meet the standards of the state language.

This is reported by RBC-Ukraine with submissions to draft resolution No. 11188.

As stated in the explanatory note, local authorities had little control over the proposal Renaming settlements , areas, which are named after the symbols of the Russian imperial policy or dedicated to certain individuals/populations. This term was used for settlements whose names do not meet language standards.

If the decision was not praised, then the recommendations of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance and the National Commission for State Language Standards are taken as a basis.

The Supreme Committee for Considering 340 Propositions and local self-government bodies, military administrations of localities and recommendations of the Ukrainian Institute of the National Memory, the National Commission for State Language Standards to rename certain settlements and districts.

Between the proposition and recommendation, it is recommended to rename: 7 districts, 15 places , 54 villages, 267 villages.

Scho it is planned to rename

Among the propositions, a lot of names are renamed, associated with the Radian saints or symbols. For example, Pershe Travnya, Pershotravenka, Pervomaiske, Pershotravneve, Pershotravensk, Maivka, etc. Also change the names assigned to Moscow leaders: Pushkino, Michurina, Maxim Gorky, Kutuzivka, Suvorov, Nekrasov Tosto.

In addition, change the names of settlements that do not meet the norms of the language – the village Dorozhne on Dorozhne, village of Kiblari on Qiblyari Tosto.

It is also planned to change the current places:

I guess, according to the data of the fund “Democratic” Initiatives” and the Razumkov Center, the majority of Ukrainians (about 59%) support changing the names of toponyms associated with the Russian Federation/SRSR/Russian Empire.

According to social survey data logical group “Rating”, advocate for the dismantling of monuments “yatniks”, who are connected with Russia, 71% of Ukrainians. Over 65% support renaming streets in Ukraine to replace Russian or Radian names.

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