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Campaign launched in Tbilisi to change name of Moscow Avenue

Monday, August 21
“New Georgia” public-political union initiated a proposal to change the name of Moscow Avenue in Tbilisi city.

The organization proposes to call the avenue “Georgia”, APA’s local bureau reports.

A petition has been posted on the internet and signed by 500 people. Activists of the “New Georgia” union launched a signature campaign among the residents of the region where Moscow Avenue is located.

According to a representative of the organization, Giorgi Vashadze, there should not be a Moscow Avenue in Georgia.

The newly established "New Georgia" union is represented by 15 political parties, NGOs and public activists.