The winners of the «Great names of Russia» will be announced 4 Dec

© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric in fotobounce on the airport in Sochi. Archival photoThe winners of the «Great names of Russia» will be announced 4 Dec© RIA Novosti / Michael Microchimeric the image Bank

The names of prominent figures in politics, science, art and culture, winner of the «Great names of Russia», announced on December 4 the TV channel Russia-1, according to the organizers.

Russian project of the «Great names of Russia» is intended to select names that complement the official names of more than 40 Russian and international airports of Federal significance with total passenger traffic of more than 170 million people.

«The winners will be announced on 4 December at 19.00 the TV channel Russia-1», — stated in the message on the competition website.

The project started on 11 October, the regional public chamber has proposed the initial list of names of applicants for the names of the airports. Then was formed the shortlist. In voting have taken part about 5 million Russians.