PJSC «Dnieper metallurgical plant them.Dzerzhinsky» (Kamenka, Dnipropetrovsk region), part of the Corporation «Industrial Union of Donbass» (ISD, Donetsk), officially renamed from the name of the company has excluded the name of one of the founders of the all-Russian extraordinary Commission (Cheka), the organizer of the «red terror» in Soviet Russia and the red Army occupied the countries of Felix Dzerzhinsky.
«On January 26, 2017, according to the decision taken earlier by the extraordinary General meeting of shareholders, the state registration of the Charter of Public joint stock company «Dneprovsky» in the new edition,» according to the official information of the company.
As reported, the shareholders of PJSC «DMK im. Dzerzhinsky» at its meeting on December 15, 2016, excluded from the name of the company name of Felix Dzerzhinsky in the framework of the provisions of the law of Ukraine «About the condemnation of the Communist and national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes in Ukraine and the prohibition of propaganda of their symbols».
In addition, earlier it was reported that on 19 may 2016 the Verkhovna Rada 249 votes adopted the resolution No. 4085, which was renamed the city of Dneprodzerzhinsk of Dnipropetrovsk region in Kamenskoe.
DMK specializiruetsya in the production of iron, steel, rolled products and consumer goods.
The company controls the Corporation «Industrial Union of Donbass» (ISD), founded in 1995. Is an integrated holding company owning blocks of shares of enterprises of mining-metallurgical complex. The Corporation includes Alchevsk metallurgical complex, DMK, Dunaferr steel works and ISD-Huta Czestochowa.
We will remind, on may 21, 2015 entered into force the law on prohibition of propaganda of Communist and national socialist (Nazi) regime, and their symbolism in Ukraine.
As of the end of December 2016 Ukraine was renamed 987 settlements and more than 51 thousand of streets, squares, parks in the course of de-communization. Was also dismantled 2389 monuments and memorials, including the 1320, established in honor of Lenin.
Dnipro steel dekommunizirovali: was removed from the title, the name of Dzerzhinsky 26.01.2017