Рейтинг@Mail.ru
Pravda.ru

News » Former USSR

Town of Leninogorsk, Kazakhstan, to regain historic name - Ridder

11.06.2002 | Source:

Pravda.Ru

 

The town of Leninogorsk (Kazakhstan's north-east) will regain its historic name - Ridder, the press service of the Eastern-Kazakhstan regional administration said on Tuesday.

The new name of the town will be approved at a meeting of the municipal parliament on June 13.

The decision to rename the town was taken by the special onomastic commission.

The town of Leninogorsk had the name Ridder from 1786 till 1941. It was called so after Philip Ridder, who discovered the local deposit of poly-metallic ores.

 

follow us in feedly



Popular photos


Most popular

France will have to pay for Mistrals
France will have to pay for Mistrals
France will have to pay for Mistrals. Paris and Moscow have tentatively agreed on the amount of compensation that France will have to pay to Russia because of the decision not to deliver the...
Russia provokes WWIII by not answering challenges of the West?
Russia provokes WWIII by not answering challenges of the West?
It appears that Russia shows spineless responses in issues of foreign policy. A lot has been said about the looming Third World War. No one wants it, but everyone talks about it and even discusses...

Video

Popular photos

Система Orphus