Moscow city hall will soon consider changing the mailing address of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow – on the proposal of the Chairman of the Duma Committee on physical culture Mikhail Degtyarev, who spoke with an initiative to rename its North American impasse, house number 1.
About it writes on Monday, February 12, the news Agency «Interfax»
In response to the request Degtyareva reported that «the matter will be considered at the next meeting of the working group the city interdepartmental Commission on naming territorial units, streets, subway stations, organizations and other city objects of Moscow» which will take place in February of this year.
Currently, the address of the diplomatic mission of the United States, according to the official website of the Embassy is Bolshoy devyatinskiy pereulok, 8. The initiative of the Deputy from LDPR was due to the decision of the US authorities to rename the square in front of the Russian Embassy in Washington in honour of the politician Boris Nemtsov, says news site «Moscow».
Recall that this title was offered in February 2017, Republican Senator Marco Rubio. Offer in early December last year, was considered by the city Council of Washington meeting was attended by Zhanna Nemtsova, a daughter of the murdered politician. Council members noted that this step «represents their commitment to the ideals of democracy.» The opening ceremony of the square Nemtsov will take place on the third anniversary of the murder – February 27, 2018.
In the state Duma the renaming of the square in Washington in honor Nemtsov harshly criticized the head of the Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky called this step a rough and tough, his first Deputy Dmitry Novikov – interference in the internal Affairs of Russia, and LDPR leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky has seen in the actions of the city Council of Washington an attempt to «hurt» Russia.