Kernes was not allowed to call the prospect in Kharkov in honor of the fallen soldiers of ATO

Kharkov will not change the name of prospect Heroes of Stalingrad. This is stated on the website of the city Council in response to mayor Gennady Kernes on the petition to rename the Avenue in honor of the deceased soldier ATO Miroslav Misli.

He noted that under 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» are not subject to names and place names are associated with resistance and expulsion of the Nazi occupants from Ukraine. And according to local officials, the liberation of Kharkov in 1943, became a logical continuation of the events of the battle of Stalingrad. Four of the 10 divisions who took part in the liberation of Kharkov, before he participated in the battle of Stalingrad.

Also in response to the petition listed the people, including heroes of the Soviet Union, who took part in the battle of Stalingrad.

In addition, it is noted that the battle of Stalingrad is the name of their own outstanding historical event, in its name contains the name of the city of Stalingrad (now Volgograd), not Joseph Stalin.

In this regard, the working group of the Kharkov city Council came to the conclusion that to rename the Avenue of Heroes of Stalingrad is not necessary.

In 2016, Kharkov dekommunizirovali fifty streets and metro stations. However, the authorities decided not to rename the Oktyabrsky and Frunzensky districts of the city.

Recall that in Kiev prospect Heroes of Stalingrad going to rename in honor of the composer Volodymyr Ivasiuk.




Kernes was not allowed to call the prospect in Kharkov in honor of the fallen soldiers of ATO 20.01.2017

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