The embankment of the city of Vasilkov in the Kyiv region will be named after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Mayor Natalya Balasinovich announced this on Wednesday, May 4.
“Our new embankment on the Stugna River, solemnly opened on Vasilkov City Day, will now be named after a great friend of Ukraine, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson,” Balasinovich said.
Earlier, on May 3, speaking to Ukrainian parliamentarians via video link, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised the deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine that London and its allies would continue to supply arms to Kyiv, RT reports.
According to him, the British government has already prepared a new $375 million military aid package, 360 TV channel reports.
Johnson made an unannounced visit to Kyiv in early April, where he held talks with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The British prime minister secretly traveled to the Ukrainian capital from Poland.
On April 20, it was reported that in Odessa they want to name the streets after the heroes of the new time. Thus, Boris Johnson Street will appear instead of Vladimir Mayakovsky Street, writes Pravda.Ru.
On February 24, Russia launched a special operation to protect Donbass. A few days earlier, the situation in the region escalated significantly due to shelling by the Ukrainian military. The authorities of the Donetsk and Lugansk People’s Republics announced the evacuation of residents to the Russian Federation, and also turned to Moscow for help. On February 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree recognizing the independence of the DPR and LPR.