In the Kyiv city Council decided on the new name of the metro station «Petrovka»

Kyivrada Commission on names has chosen a new name for the metro station «Petrovka». About this in his Facebook said one of the initiators of renaming Annabella Morin.

«The Commission names the city Council has just adopted the decision on renaming of the metro station Petrivka station pochayna. The next phase is 2 months of public discussions on the website of the city Council. And your chance, dear friends, to return to our true History!!», — she wrote.

Note that the renaming of the station is connected with the law on decommunization. So, in the first half of the 20th century, Kyiv Podil was renamed in Petrovka in honor of the Chairman of the Central Grigory Petrovsky.

In turn, pochayna, is the name of the river that flowed before in the area.




In the Kyiv city Council decided on the new name of the metro station «Petrovka» 10.02.2017

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