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St. Petersburg Preparing Law to Prohibit Dropping Soviet Place Names

June 12, 2015

Staunton, June 12 – Not satisfied with the three-year moratorium imposed by St. Petersburg governor Georgy Poltavchenko on changing street and other place names in the northern capital, the city’s legislative assembly is preparing a law that would permanently ban any such changes, including the replacement of Soviet-era names with tsarist-era ones. Boris Vishnevsky, one […]