Google maps change names of Crimean towns under Ukrainian law on decommunization28.07.2016 12:50 517
The Crimean towns have been renamed not only in the Ukrainian version of Google maps service, but in the Russian as well, Glavcom.UA news portal reports.
Google maps service changed the names of Ukrainian towns in accordance with the adopted law on decommunization.
Thus, the town, which is located in the occupied Crimea, known as Krasnoperekopsk, was renamed to Yany Kapu on Google maps; the district centers Krasnohvardiyske, Kirovske and Sovetskiy were renamed to Kurman, Isliam-Terek and Ichki respectively. The Crimean towns were renamed not only in the Ukrainian version of Google maps service, but in Russian and some foreign as well.