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Welcome to ‘Putingrad?' Russian politician suggests renaming his city

5 monthes ago   |   By RT

The Russian city of Arkhangelsk should be renamed ‘Putingrad' because it would speed up development, and money would be properly spent due to fear of doing something wrong, the city's former mayor, Alexander Donskoy, said.
Speaking to local newspaper 29ru, Donskoy floated the idea while announcing a competition for a new coat of arms for the city, noting that changing the name to Putingrad, after current Russian President Vladimir Putin, would be “useful.”
“I can confidently say that this will give us a very powerful developmental push, because no officials will do anything wrong in...
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