25 July 2024,   04:03
Prague to rename square near Russian embassy after slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

The Pod Kastany square in Prague, where the Russian embassy is situated, will probably be renamed after the murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, Mayor Zdenek Hrib said. He added that the plan is sure of support in the City Assembly.

The city’s toponymic commission has nodded to the renaming, which may take place on February 27, when five years will have elapsed since the murder of Nemtsov.
At present, the name of the square in the Prague 6 District is namesti Pod kastany (Chestnut Trees Square).