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Three streets in Kyiv renamed after deceased media workers

28.10.2022, 11:09

49 streets in Kyiv have been renamed during a City Council meeting.

This was announced by the coordinator of Euromaidan's Public Sector Oleh Slabospytsky.

"I am grateful to every Kyiv City Council deputy, every member of the expert group, everyone who voted for new names in the Kyiv Digital app and shared content about the need to rename the streets on social media and the Internet," he wrote.

Zholudeva Street has been renamed Oleksandr Makhov Street, and Bahrationa Street has been renamed Maksym Levin Street.

Deputies also voted to rename Moskovsky Lane. It will now bear the name of Ukrainian theater and cinema actor, "Dom" TV host Pavlo Li.

As IMI reported, Oleksandr Makhov, journalist and serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, was killed in action on May 4 near Izyum, Kharkiv region. He was 36 years old. In civilian life, Oleksandr worked on the channels Dom, Ukraina, and Ukraina 24.

He was posthumously awarded an Order "For Courage" III degree.

Photojournalist Maksym Levin went missing on the frontline in Vyshgorod district near Kyiv, where he had been carrying out his professional duties covering the war.

On April 1, photojournalist Maksym Levin was found dead in Huta Mezhyhirska village of Vyshgorod district near Kyiv. According to the prosecutor's office, russian troops had fired two shots at him from a light weapon.

Actor, "Dom" TV host Pavlo Li joined the Territorial Defense Forces at the beginning of the war and was killed on March 6 near Irpin while helping civilians evacuate.

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