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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

More metro stations renamed

Where is Mokhovaya? What about Novinskaya? Very shortly, both will be downtown metro stops, replacing the names for Biblioteka imeni Lenina and Smolenskaya, respectively.


Just as Muscovites have pencilled in new names for 10 metro stops, the Moscow City Council's special committee for renaming is planning to hang new signs on 49 more of the metro's 148 stations as part of its effort to restore historical accuracy to the city.


A few of the stations to be renamed in the near future are: Aeroport (now


Aerovokzal), Marksistskaya (Vorontsovskaya) and Park Kultury (now Krymskaya and Ostozhenka). Oktyabrskaya will become Kaluzhskaya and the current Kaluzhskaya will now be called Obruchevskaya.