So-called leader of "DPR" terrorists issues order to use Donetsk's Soviet name The document says that the name "city of Stalino" will be used along with the name "city of Donetsk" on Victory Day on May 9.
12:55, 24 April 2020
Prague renames square in front of Russian embassy after slain Putin critic Boris Nemtsov When a group of politicians in Prague decided to honor the murdered Russian dissident Boris Nemtsov by naming a square after him, there was just one location they had in mind: The plaza in front of the Russian embassy.
21:10, 24 February 2020
Kyiv's Dorohozhychi subway station could be renamed to Babyn Yar Activists push for renaming the station to commemorate victims of Nazi atrocities.
22:30, 11 February 2020
Zelensky comments on street renaming sensitivity in Ukraine Ukrainians should build a common history rather than spark controversy, the president believes.
09:20, 20 January 2020
Ukrainian Ministry of Culture says Supreme Court never allowed "Moscow Patriarchate" to retain title The ministry believes that the court did not pass a ruling allowing to reverse the renaming process.
21:20, 18 December 2019
Ukraine's ex-deputy minister explains why Russia wants to rename Crimea The expert claims some members of the so-called "occupying authorities" in Crimea did not support the initiative.
11:16, 20 September 2019
Decisions on decommunization should be made in local referenda – Razumkov Razumkov said local residents must be consulted ahead of making moves such as renaming settlements as part of the country's effort to dismantle the legacies of its Soviet past.
11:45, 15 July 2019
Kyiv court overturns City Council decision on naming avenues after Bandera, Shukhevych Until the appeal is considered, the decision of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv to return the avenues their old names – Moscow Avenue and General Vatutin Avenue – will not take effect.
23:10, 25 June 2019
Ukraine's Constitutional Court opens proceedings on renaming former UOC-MP The lawmakers submitted the relevant appeal to the Constitutional Court on January 18, 2019.
21:15, 20 April 2019
Law on renaming UOC-MP to apply to another four churches The religious organizations should make amendments to their statutory documents within three months.
18:34, 26 January 2019
Greek Foreign Ministry issues strongly worded response to Moscow – media In a statement on Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said the deal was a Western plot to draw the Balkan country into the NATO security alliance.
11:03, 15 January 2019
Former UOC-MP to appeal to Constitutional Court due to change of its name Bakhov claims the law on renaming the former UOC-MP violates the right to freedom of religion and discriminates millions of believers in Ukraine on religious grounds.
14:52, 25 December 2018
Metropolitan Epifaniy on UOC-MP renaming: Reality must reveal truth The new church leader assures there is no interference in church affairs.
13:10, 21 December 2018
Former UOC-MP sees no grounds for change of its name The UOC-MP insists its head office is located in Kyiv.
11:23, 21 December 2018
Ukraine's parliament passes bill on renaming UOC-MP The legislation introduces only one restriction: the church "subordinated to the aggressor state has no right to be represented in military units on the front line."
16:05, 20 December 2018
Poroshenko submits amendments to Constitution for renaming Dnipropetrovsk region The purpose of the bill is to rename Dnipropetrovsk region to prevent further use of the symbols of the communist totalitarian regime in the name of the region.
16:33, 21 November 2018
Patriarch Filaret to ask Ukraine's parliament to rename UOC of Moscow Patriarchate The official name of an independent church will be the "Ukrainian Orthodox Church," but it also will be known as the "Kyiv Patriarchate," Filaret said.
17:08, 03 November 2018
Russia furiously reacts to idea of renaming Crimea Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Leonid Kalashnikov calls such an idea "absurdity."
12:04, 23 October 2018
Ukrainian general condemns Russian renaming units after Ukrainian cities – media Putin's order was "a claim to the lands of other nations," Muzhenko said.
12:52, 04 July 2018