Kyiv city council factions of Batkivshchyna and Svoboda parties ready to vote in favor of the renaming.
Today, the Kyiv City Council made a decision to rename certain streets, squares, avenues and alleys in order to restore the city’s historical place names as well as to have the major events of Ukrainian people’s fight for independence reflected in them and to honor the memory of outstanding people.
Kyiv Mayor Vitalii Klitschko has signed the decision of the Kyiv City Council to rename Moskovskyi Avenue in the capital city after Stepan Bandera.
Three streets, a lane and a prospect, named after the Communist totalitarian regime, were renamed by the Kyiv city council at its today's meeting.
A regular meeting of the Commission on Names of the Kyiv City State Administration has supported a number of proposals for renaming streets in Ukraine's capital.
Head of the Verkhovna Rada Andrii Parubii has signed two resolutions (No. 4085-P and No. 3864-P) that stipulate renaming certain settlements and areas under the decommunisation law.
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine intends to consider more than 100 bills and drafts between May 31-June 3. This includes the bill No. 4542 on cancellation of taxation of pension payments.
The Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends the parliament to rename the city of Kirovohrad in Kropyvnytskyi.
The Verkhovna Rada Committee on State Building, Regional Policy and Local Self-Government recommends the parliament to rename Dnipropetrovsk in Dnipro in accordance with the law "on condemnation of Communist and National Socialist (Nazi) regimes and prohibition of propaganda of their symbols."
Verkhovna Rada has renamed 175 settlements pursuant to the law on the condemnation of the communist and national socialist (Nazi) regimes, and prohibition of propaganda of their symbols.
Artemivsk is to be named Bakhmut, Kirovohrad - Inhulsk, Dzerzhynsk - Toretsk, Illichivsk - Chornomorsk. Besides, 104 more villages and districts will receive new names. 18 of those are currently called Illich or Lenin after Vladimir Lenin.
The Artemivsk City Council (Donetsk region) has made a decision to rename this city and return its historical name of Bakhmut on Wednesday.