Filatov Parubiy requested not to sign the decree about renaming of Dnepropetrovsk in the Dnieper

Филатов просит Парубия не подписывать постановление о переименовании Днепропетровска в Днепр

The mayor of the city of Dnipropetrovsk, which the Verkhovna Rada decided to rename the Dnieper, addressed to the speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Andrew Parubiy with a request not to sign the corresponding decree. This was reported on the website of the city Council.

According to Boris Filatov, change the name of the city wrong time, and many people do not understand what is happening.

“The only thing left to the mayor to ask Mr. Parubiy not to sign this resolution. I approached him with this request. Let’s do,” said Filatov.

He also said that the city authorities appealed to the Cabinet of Ministers and relevant government agencies with a request to give explanations, what to do with the renaming. According to the mayor, now around renaming is a lot of speculation, some politicians have called “space” amount that will have to spend in the city in connection with the name change. However, according to Boris Filatov, the millions are not coming.

“I have been collecting hardware meeting where instructions were issued to the relevant services – to work out the most comfortable and economical mode for our countrymen that they have not spent a single penny on the renaming,” said the mayor.

Filatov also said that before the adoption of the budget for next year will remain Dnepropetrovsk Dnepropetrovsk, as it is written in the law of Ukraine “On geographical names”. In particular in article 7 of this law States that the renaming of geographical objects shall come into force simultaneously with the entry into force of the state and local budgets, because the estimates must be laid down money for a name change.

The TV channel “112 Ukraine” Filatov explained that boiling about renaming of heated passion on both sides. “On the one hand the policy of unrestrained PR on this topic, on the other hand, there are hotheads, social activists who go around the city and break Stella. So I turned to the territorial community, to somehow calmed down… I turned to the head of BP, as I understand it, the decision has not yet been published. There is still the problem. The deputies did not think about the law of Ukraine on geographical names, where it is stated that the decision to rename enter into force with the adoption of the new budget. We will refer to the Ministry of Finance and the Cabinet to understand when the renaming will take effect. I have a feeling that the Dnepropetrovsk Dnepropetrovsk’ll be around long enough” – said Filatov.

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We will remind, on may 19, the Council changed the name of Dnipropetrovsk on the Dnieper river, the Parliament has registered a draft law, which cancels the rename. Mayor Boris Filatov predicted that the costs associated with the renaming of Dnipropetrovsk, will amount to 700-800 thousand UAH.

We will note, in April 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted the law condemning Communist and Nazi regimes. According to the Ukrainian Institute of national memory, the new names in connection with the operation of the law needs to 941 village.

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