The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova believes deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine made the decision on renaming of Dnepropetrovsk in the Dnieper, zombie dropout”. She wrote about this on his page in Facebook.
“If we remembered the “de-communization”, I had to return the true name — lots. In extreme cases, Novorossiysk. Not members, and 247 zombie dropouts”, — she wrote.
Earlier, on 19 may, the Ukrainian parliamentarians voted for the renaming of Dnepropetrovsk, this decision was supported by 247 people’s deputies. The decision was made in the framework of the current Ukrainian law on decommunization.
In April 2015, the Parliament adopted the package of laws on de-communization, in which there is a speech including the banning symbols of the Communist party, but also the requirement to rename all geographical names associated with the Soviet party leadership. Later published a list of the 520 figures, whose names are forbidden.
May 12, Rada renamed the 74 settlements in the Donbass and 75 settlements in the Crimea.