Moscow Streets to Be Renamed After Soviet Marshals

In the year of the 75th anniversary of the Great Victory, in Moscow will be renamed city streets and squares. In Khoroshevo-Mnevniki, Marshal Ustinov Square will appear, in Yuzhnoye Chertanovo will be Marshal Batitsky Street, and in Schukino they will give to a street the name of Marshal Rotmistrov, the Moscow Mayor official website reports. 

Picture: Moscow Regional Website

It is noted that in honour of the heroes in Moscow, monuments are also erected and plaques are placed. This year, a monument will appear on Komsomolskaya Square to railroad workers, participants of the Second World War, and rear workers. Since 2011, about 40 memorial plaques have already been opened in the city.

In total, after the end of World War II, over 160 works of monumental and decorative art were installed in Moscow, which is dedicated to the courage and heroism of people in the Second World War. The list of candidates for the installation of memorial plaques every year is approved by the interregional public organization for the Heroes of the Soviet Union.

Ru-Main, 28.06.2020

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