The majority of inhabitants of Yakutia to vote for the appropriation of the airport name Oyunsky

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in fotosensibile. Archival photoThe majority of inhabitants of Yakutia to vote for the appropriation of the airport name Oyunsky© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

Over 50 thousand residents of Yakutsk voted the project «Great names of Russia», most of them voted for the appropriation Yakutsk airport named after Platon Oyunsky, told RIA Novosti expert of the Public chamber of the Republic Vladislav Hams.

The competition for the award of the airports of the Russian Federation of names of great men began on 11 October and will end on 30 November at 23:59 Moscow time. Announcement of results will take place on December 5 in the «60 minutes» broadcast of «Russia 1».

«At the moment in Yakutia voted 50847. On the website with a big lead Plato Oiunsky — 48% (24748 votes), second place in Mikhail Nikolaev for it gave voice 27% (13892 people), third place at the Valeriy Kuzmin — 18% (9532 votes), and the final four closes Petr Beketov, who voted for 5% of Yakutsk (2675 people),» he told Ham.

According to him, from 13 to 29 November in paragraphs volunteers Victory in the Republic voted about 12 thousand residents of Yakutsk.

«Residents of settlements, where the weak Internet, actively called our reception even asked their urban relatives to vote in the Public chamber. There were even those active citizens who sent us letters. I have in my hand a letter from Elena Dmitrievna evny, she is 90 years old, she through his letter gives his voice to one of the candidates,» he said.

In the far East, Yakutia took the second highest number of voters. «Just ahead of Khabarovsk, where he took part 76913 channel,» added Ham.

The inhabitants of the Republic must choose Yakutsk airport, one of the four in the short list of contest names: Beketov Pyotr Ivanovich (about 1600-1661) — a Russian traveler, Explorer, Governor, Explorer of Siberia, the founder of Yakutsk; Kuzmin Valery Ilyich (1918-1983) — the commander of the Yakut joint aviation detachment of the Yakutian Directorate of civil aviation, Hero of socialist labor, one of the first pilots of the Sakha people; Nikolaev Mikhail Efimovich (born in 1937) — Russia’s state and political figure, first President of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Platon Oyunsky A. (1893-1939) Yakut Soviet writer, scientist-philologist and public figure, the founder of the Yakut Soviet literature.