Governor Alexander Beglov signed a decree on naming unnamed public gardens in St. Petersburg. This was announced on August 3 by the press service of Smolny.
The name of the deceased head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, Hero of Russia Yevgeny Zinichev was given to the square on Gastello Street, 7. The choice is due to the fact that the minister previously lived in the Moscow region.
The square at the intersection of Privokzalnaya and Dachnaya streets in Komarovo was named after the architect Nikolai Nikonov, the author of the project for the Church of the Descent of the Holy Spirit and the Church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God in Zelenogorsk.
The square on Freedom Square in Sestroretsk is now named after the engineer and associate of Peter I, Georg Wilhelm Gennin. The square not far from building 5 on Pilyutov Street was named after the veteran of the Great Patriotic War and Hero of the Soviet Union Mikhail Ashik.
The square between Diagonalnaya Street, Gribaleva Street and Novolitovskaya Street was named after the Yakut scientist and educator, the creator of the first Yakut alphabet, Semyon Novgorodov. And the square at the intersection of Marshal Govorov Street and Okhotnichiy Lane was named “Tentelevsky Square” after the historical Tenteleva village located here.