A number of Russian airports have been officially renamed in honor of famous historical Russian figures, including Royal Martyr Tsar Nicholas II and St. Olga the Equal-to-the-Apostles and others, reports Foma.
The new names were assigned according to the results of the Great Names of Russia contest held in the fall, and in accordance with the Presidential decree of November 28, “On the Conferment of the names of persons having special merits before the Fatherland to certain geographical objects.”
Airports - Presidential - Decree - May
44 airports were officially renamed by a Presidential decree published on May 31.
In particular, Murmansk international airport is now named in honor...