Under the BP rally against the renaming of Kirovohrad

Под ВР митинг против переименования Кировограда

The rally under the Rada

The protesters demand not to rename the Kirovograd to Kropiwnicki.

About 100 people in front of the Parliament demand not to rename the Kirovograd to Kropiwnicki, report Ukrainian news.

The protesters are holding flags of Ukraine and posters with inscriptions “the Name of the city – the citizens”, “Ask me what to call my town”, “Kropiwnicki is a violation of human rights” and “Renaming is not the time”.

The Parliament building is guarded by about 40 law enforcement officers. While the situation is calm.

As reported, on March 15 the people’s deputies proposed to rename the Kirovograd to Kropiwnicki. At the same time, according to polls, most residents of Kirovograd (82%) support this proposal.

 

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