List of renamed cities and towns in Russia

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This is a list of Russian towns and cities that were renamed.

Background[edit]

Historical reasons behind geographical renaming were

List[edit]

In the list below sometimes the year of renaming appears in brackets after the new name.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • G.R.F. Bursa (1985). "Political Changes of Names of Soviet Towns". Slavonic and East European Review. 63. JSTOR 4209080.