Klitschko decided to call the square near the Russian Embassy in Kiev in honor Nemtsov
Moscow. 9 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the mayor of the Ukrainian capital Vitali Klitschko initiated the renaming of the Park in Kiev near the Russian Embassy in honor of Boris Nemtsov, said the people’s Deputy of Ukraine Dmitry Belotserkovets.
“The Commission on the issues of renaming has supported the initiative of Kyiv mayor to name the square near the Russian Embassy (Vozduhoflotsky Prospekt), the name of Boris Nemtsov,” — he wrote on his Facebook page.
“To erase the memory of Ukrainians and Russians the name of Nemtsov, the Kremlin will not work. He was the main ally of a free Ukraine and the future of a democratic Russia,” wrote Belotserkovets.
The MP expressed hope for a positive vote of the deputies of Kyiv city Council on renaming the Park.
“The last step is the solution of session of city Council, which I am sure will appear in the near future”, — concluded the Belotserkovets.
Earlier this week, the city Council of Washington held a public hearing on the bill on the appearance in the city square of Boris Nemtsov. Called in honor of slain opposition leader proposed that part of the territory in front of the Embassy of the Russian Federation, between the streets of Davis (Davis) and Edmunds (Edmunds). The final decision on this issue is still pending.
Nemtsov was killed on February 27, 2015 on the Big Moskvoretsky bridge in Moscow.