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Formed the long-list for the names of the airports in Krasnoyarsk region in the framework of the project «Great names of Russia», the press service of the regional government.
The names of prominent compatriots will assign the airports in 45 cities of the country in the framework of the project «Great names of Russia». From Krasnoyarsk region defined by the airports of Krasnoyarsk and Norilsk. Earlier social activists proposed to name the airport of Krasnoyarsk in honor of the singer Hvorostovsky, artist Vasily Surikov, the writer Victor Astafiev, Archbishop Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky) and artist Toivo Rennes.
Names that in the end the Russians will choose will complement the official names of the Russian and the international airports of Federal significance with total passenger traffic of more than 170 million people. The final results will be announced on 5 December 2018.
The initiators of the project for assigned airports of the country the names of prominent compatriots was organized by the Public chamber of the Russian Federation, the Society of Russian literature, Russian historical society, Russian geographical society and the Russian military historical society.
«Generated a long list of names for the airports of Krasnoyarsk and Norilsk,» — said in the message.
The press service said that in the long list to assign the airport of Krasnoyarsk has entered the names of Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Vasily Surikov, Valentin Voino-Yasenetsky, Victor Astafieva, Ivan Yarygin, Toivo Rannala and Mikhail Reshetnev. For Norilsk, the proposed names of Nikolai Urvantsev, Mikhail Vodopyanov, Nicholas Fedorovsky, Alexander Sotnikov, Ivan Maslovsky, Witold Nepokojchitskij.