Institute of nizamate of Ukraine wants to rename the Verkhovna Rada
The Institute of national remembrance of Ukraine urged the Ukrainian public figures to replace the existing title of the Verkhovna Rada (Ukr. “The Supreme Council”.— “B”), reserved for Parliament in 1937.
According to the head of the Institute Volodymyr Viatrovych, “name “Verkhovna Rada” is really a Soviet change of name is necessary to conduct additional discussions.” The Institute suggest that a new name may become “the National Assembly of Ukraine.”
Previously, Mr. viatrovych called upon Ukrainians to abandon all Russian, calling, for example, of Vladimir Vysotsky “tentacles of the Russian world”. Besides, in 2015 in Ukraine introduced the law on de-communization, which is renamed more than 900 settlements, almost 50 thousand of streets, squares and other toponyms. Including Moskovsky prospect in Kiev Bandera Avenue, Moscow area — Demeevskaya, and the Moscow bridge — North.
Yanina Sokolovskaya, Kyiv