Chukotka joined the competition “Great names of Russia”

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The Chukotka region has supported the project of the Public chamber of the Russian Federation and decided to take part in the nationwide competition “Great names of Russia”. This was reported on the official website of the project.

According to the Secretary of the public chamber Valery Fadeev, the residents of the Chukotka region took the initiative to include the airport of Anadyr in the composition of the participants, and the organizing Committee went to meet them.

Thus, as additions to the name of the airport Anadyr suggested ten names of prominent Russians. Among them was a military pilot, Timothy Elkov, the writer Yuri rytkheu, the author of “the Eskimo sketches” Yuri Anko, poetess Antonina Kymytval, writer Oleg Kuvayev, oceanographer Nikolai Evgenov, the Soviet geologist Nicholas Suitcases, artist Michael Vukvol, cosmonaut Pavel Vinogradov and the reindeer herder Ivan Arento.

It is noted that in the initial list of cities-participants of the Anadyr was not. It included Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Anapa, Sochi, Simferopol, Yekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Voronezh, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Perm, Murmansk, Magadan, Surgut, Tyumen, Khabarovsk and others.

11 October, Russia launched the nationwide competition “Great names of Russia”. According to the concept of the project, the names of 45 Russian airports will complement the names of prominent compatriots: musicians, artists, scientists, military and so on. The selected names will be additionally assigned to existing official names of the airports in the country.

Residents of the regions can propose names for the contest until October 28.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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