Toponymic Restoration in Irkutsk

  • Alexander Snarsky


The article analyzes the discussion on restoration of historical names of public spaces in Irkutsk. It also reviews different approaches to the problem that appeared in the historical science and publicism. The author says about the necessity of a strictly historical approach to the toponymic restoration.


Author Biography

Alexander Snarsky

historian, TV presenter (Irkutsk)

How to Cite
SNARSKY, Alexander. Toponymic Restoration in Irkutsk. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 46, p. 92-94, dec. 2015. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 01 june 2020. doi:


historical toponym; toponymic restoration; cultural and historical space; historical continuity