Committee says no to renaming Russian embassy’s Stockholm street

Russia’s embassy in Stockholm is located on Gjörwellsgatan.

Lyssna: Committee says no to renaming street where Russian embassy sits

  • Stockholm council’s naming committee says the city should not change the name of its street where Russia has its embassy.

  • There was public and political pressure to change Gjörwellgatan to something that would honor Ukraine or its president.

  • But Committee Chairman Olle Zetterberg says it’s best if the capital doesn’t rush into anything and says it traditionally has a conservative attitude to name changes.

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