Verkhovna Rada decides to rename Novohrad-Volynskyi
The Verkhovna Rada Committee on the Organization of State Power approved the renaming of the city of Novohrad-Volynskyi and the district.
The Verkhovna Rada registered a resolution on the renaming of the city of Novohrad-Volynskyi, Zhytomyr region, to Zviagel, reports the Verkhovna Rada’s website. It is also proposed to rename the Novohrad-Volynskyi district.
The authors of the resolution are two deputies from the “Servant of the People”, Andriy Klochko and Vitaliy Bezgin, as well as non-partisan Ihor Huz.
The explanatory note says that the Zhytomyr Regional Council made such a proposal to the people's deputies.
Zviagel is the historical name that the city had from the 15th century. In 1793, after the second partition of the Commonwealth, the settlement came under the control of the Russian Empire and was renamed Novohrad-Volynskyi.
The Committee of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the Organization of State Power approved this initiative.
The Zhytomyr and Novohrad-Volynskyi Eparchy of the UOC unites parishes and monasteries on the territory of Andrushivka, Baranivka, Berdychiv, Zhytomyr, Korostyshiv, Liubar, Novohrad-Volynskyi, Popelnia, Pulyny, Ruzhyn, Chernikhiv, Chudniv districts of the Zhytomyr region.
As reported, Metropolitan Nikodym of Zhytomyr and Novohrad-Volynskyi previously spoke of how the eparchy aids the defenders of Ukraine and why those who want to shake up the situation around the church issue in wartime, in fact, create another, internal, front.