The LPR authorities will change the name of Lugansk to Voroshilovgrad for a day in honor of Victory Day
The authorities of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LPR) will change the name of Lugansk to Voroshilovgrad for one day in honor of Victory Day. The corresponding decree has already been signed by the head of the republic, Leonid Pasechnik, said Andrei Marochko, representative of the People’s Militia of the LPR, on his Telegram channel.
The city will change its name on May 9 in accordance with a decree signed by Pasechnik in 2020. The document notes that the name “city of Voroshilovgrad” will be used together with the name “city of Lugansk” when commemorative events related to the Great Patriotic War.
Lugansk annually turns into Voroshilovgrad on such memorable dates as May 9 – Victory Day, June 22 – Day of Remembrance and Grief, and February 14 – Day of Liberation of Lugansk from Nazi invaders. .
Earlier it became known that the Victory Parade and the May 9 Immortal Regiment march were canceled in the Donetsk People’s Republic due to the threat of shelling by the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
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