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Najnowsze zmiany w urbanonimii Kijowa (lata 2014–2016)
The lates changes in urbanonymy of Kiev (2014–2016)

Author(s): Marcin Kojder, Marek Olejnik
Subject(s): Language studies, Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: urbanonimia; Kijów; dekomunizacja; zmiany polityczne; zmiany społeczne

Summary/Abstract: In 2015 Ukrainian Parliament adopted a law condemning the communist and Nazi regime and banned their symbolism. As a result of this act local governments had been obliged to change the names of streets, squares and other urban objects having the names associated with the communist system. In Kiev, so far, had been changed more than 150 urbanonyms and this process continues. The paper analyze urban names given in the city of Kiev as a result of recent changes.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 17
  • Page Range: 207-218
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish