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 Artemivsk City Council supported return of city’s historical name of Bakhmut – Donetsk Region Governor Zhebrivskyi

The Artemivsk City Council (Donetsk region) has made a decision to rename this city and return its historical name of Bakhmut on Wednesday.

Head of the Donetsk regional military and civil administration Pavlo Zhebrivskyi wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET informs.

"I congratulate the residents of Bakhmut! The Artemivsk City Council has made a decision to rename this city and return its historical name of Bakhmut at today's session. More than 80 street names with the communist origin will also disappear from the city map - the council deputies voted in favor of their renaming," Zhebrivskyi wrote.

Read more: Communist Party may be prohibited under the law of decommunisation, - Justice Minister Petrenko

He thanked the mayor, the deputies and local community for "patriotic stance concerning the elimination of the totalitarian past from the minds of the residents of the Donetsk region and their environment."

 
 
 
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