State Duma Deputy from the LDPR Ivan Sukharev addressed the mayor of Moscow with a request to consider naming the deceased on the eve of Russia’s permanent envoy to the UN Vitaly Churkin one of the city streets. On Tuesday, February 21, reports RT.
“I think that street in his honor should appear in Moscow. Churkin is the iron voice of Russia, a true hero and diplomat from God,” said the MP.
According to Sukhareva, who died the permanent representative of Russia to the UN in his work “embodies the ideals of honesty, lack of compromise and devotion”.
The leadership of the school № 1522, where he studied Churkin, will direct the city authorities and the foreign Ministry a similar request. This TV channel “360” announced the principal of the school Faith Vorobyov. “Yesterday, when the news people got, our parents began to call with the offer “Vera Vladimirovna, let’s try to reach out and call our school our school name is Vitaly Churkin”” she said.
According to Metropolitan law, the names of famous residents of the city of Moscow, Russian citizens and foreigners can only be assigned to new streets.
Churkin died in new York on Monday, February 20, at the age of 64 years. According to the newspaper the New York Post, the death was caused by a heart attack.
Vitaly Churkin held the post of Russia’s envoy at the UN since 2006.