The resolution renames one district, five towns, and 169 villages. In particular, Artemivsk (the Donetsk region) is renamed Bakhmut, Dzerzhynsk (the Donetsk region) - Toretsk, and Illichivsk (the Odesa region) - Chornomorsk.
Dnipropetrovsk and Kirovohrad have not been renamed.
The relevant Verkhovna Rada committee plans to consider their renaming on Feb. 15.
The decomunization law provides that the parliament should rename all Ukrainian settlements until Feb. 21, taking into account proposals submitted by local administrations and local authorities, as well as on the basis of recommendations of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance.