Russian MP wants to rename Crimea

6 January 2015 09:10
(QHA) -

Crimea should be renamed in Taurida, Russian MP Vladimir Zhirinovsky proposed this in an interview with Lifenews.

According to Zhirinovsky, the measure is necessary to avoid anyone from “assuming the primogeniture ofCrimea”.

“Taurida is a Greek name.Sevastopol, Feodosia,Kerch, Evpatoria all these cities bear Greek names. As forCrimea peninsula its name is of Crimean Tatar origin. All should be primeval”- he stressed.

Zhirinovsky went on listing Russian cities, which should be renamed.

Liberal and Democratic Party of Russia, headed by Zhirinovsky, will initiate renamingCrimeain Russian Parliament, the MP summed up.