New street names in Moscow: Yulian Semyonov Street and Academician Landau Boulevard

New street names in Moscow: Yulian Semyonov Street and Academician Landau Boulevard
A street adjacent to Aviatorov Street will be named for Yulian Semyonov, and a boulevard parallel to Chelobityevskoye Motorway will honour Academician Landau.

Keeping the memory of outstanding people who have left a bright spot in the history of Russia, Planned Street No. 740 in the Solntsevo District (Western Administrative Area) was named Yulian Semyonov Street, and Planned Street No. 241 in the Severny District (Northeastern Administrative Area) was renamed Academician Landau Boulevard after Lev Landau, under a resolution approved at a Moscow Government Presidium meeting.

“It was proposed that we name the planned street (proyezd) in Solntsevo after writer and journalist Yulian Semyonov, as he used to live in this district. And the second proposal is to name a boulevard, now under construction, in the Severny District in honour of Academician Landau. We have MIPT Technology Park in the Severny District, and it was Landau who founded this university,” Sergei Sobyanin said.

The Solntsevo District is where journalist Yulian Semyonov (1931-1993) grew up and began writing. The street is adjacent to Aviatorov Street and provides access to a new residential area.

In the Severny District, the MIPT Technology Park is currently under construction. The institute was founded by theoretical physicist, academician and Nobel Prize winner Lev Landau (1908-1968). The 800-metre long Academician Landau Boulevard runs parallel to Chelobityevskoye Motorway in a residential area.