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In Kyiv, square is named after journalist Serhiy Naboka

31.07.2020, 10:26

Kyiv city council named the square in Dniprovskyi district of Kyiv the name of Serhiy Naboka. The resolution was approved by the city council at the plenary session as of July 30, Radio Liberty reports.

“The square between the Yevhen Sverstiuk and Raisa Okopna streets was named after Serhiy Naboka (Dniprovskyi rayon). This person was a Ukrainian journalist, advocate and dissident”, – Kyiv municipal council informs.

Serhiy Naboka (1955-2003) was a well-known Ukrainian poet, dissident, one of the leading actors of Ukrainian Helsinki Group, he organized Kyiv Democratic Club and Ukrainian Culture Studies Club. He issued the first large-scale non-censored newspaper in Kyiv “Holos Vidrodzhennia” ("Voice of the Renaissance"), founded and was director general of the first Ukrainian independent information agency UNIAR. 

For many years, he was a political reviewer at Radio Liberty, also he is the author of a number of analytical publications and TV programs.

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