Ukrainian political scientist ridiculed the idea to rename the streets of Pushkin and Chekhov
In the Ukrainian city of Putivl, according to local media, it is proposed to rename the street named in honor of Russian writers Pushkin, Lermontov and Chekhov in the framework of the law " about the condemnation of the Communist and national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes in Ukraine and the prohibition of imposing their symbols ".
wrote about it the Ukrainian political scientist Konstantin Bondarenko on his page century
"These writers and poets lived in the days of tsarism, which, as is known, was a totalitarian and authoritarian regime. For this reason, the streets are named after figures of the era of Nicholas I and Nicholas II, must be renamed! Definitely! However, as street and Taras Shevchenko, who also lived in a totalitarian reign of Nicholas I, and not entirely because of Alexander II, " wrote the analyst.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko fifteen may signed a law " about the condemnation of the Communist and national socialist (Nazi) totalitarian regimes in Ukraine and the prohibition of imposing their symbolism "