According to Kuleba, the foreign Ministry sought this for a long time, was organized a special move.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba said that the administration of social network Facebook took the decision to replace the transliteration of the name of the Ukrainian capital from “Kiev” to “Kyiv”.
According to him, the foreign Ministry sought this for a long time, was organized by the movement for the “renaming” of Kiev. To the administration of Facebook has sent dozens of email and paper mail, and it came to calls.
“in the past, if you wanted to celebrate our capital, the first version of the algorithm proposed “Kiev”. From now on it will be “Kyiv””, – Kuleba wrote on his page in Facebook.
Previously the rules of writing the capital of Ukraine in the international database changed the US Council on geographical names. The Council also changed the “Kiev” to “Kyiv”.