Pushkin Boulevard in Ivano-Frankivsk was renamed because of "anti-Ukrainian position," the poet
The deputies of the city Council of Ivano-Frankivsk renamed the street Pushkin, considering that the great poet " took the anti-Ukrainian position.
"Northern Boulevard named after Alexander Pushkin city's elected officials decided to rename the just Northern Boulevard. At the session declared the verdict that "Pushkin was occupied by anti-Ukrainian position," said local portal " Island of Galicia. Despite the words of the mayor Victor Januskevicius, who said, "that the identity of Pushkin obliged to perceive globally, And not for his individual mistakes," the elected officials still ruled that " the identity of Pushkin is not unambiguous in Ukrainian history ", said the press service of the city Council, reports the news Agency. On Thursday the Mayor of the city of Novograd-Volynskiy (Zhytomyr region) sent President Petro Poroshenko a letter With an initiative to rename the state " Ukraine-Rus ".