Poroshenko’s party will challenge the return of Zhukov avenue in Kharkiv

The party of the former President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko “European Solidarity” intends to challenge in court the decision of the Kharkov City Council to return the name of the Soviet Marshal Georgy Zhukov to Petro Grigorenko Avenue.

“Evropeyskaya Solidarnost” submits an administrative claim to declare illegal and cancel the decision of the Kharkiv City Council to rename Petr Grigorenko Avenue to Marshal Zhukov Avenue “, – quotes press service of the party of the chairman of the Kharkiv territorial organization of the political force of the people’s deputy Irina Friz.

Earlier, the Kharkiv City Council voted for the third time to return Zhukov Grigorenko Avenue.

In May 2016, the head of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration, Igor Rainin, signed an order to rename a number of city objects within the framework of decommunization. In particular, the measures affected Marshal Zhukov Avenue and the metro station of the same name.

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