Havelkova Street in Žižkov which used to hold the name of a former secretary of the communist Red Unions, Václav Havelka, was renamed by the decision of the City Council. The new street name is Siwiecova. "The topographical commission had received suggestions to name one of the streets to commemorate the events at the Warsaw stadium Decenium which happened in September 1968, when a Polish citizen Ryszard Siwiec burned himself to death in a protest against the occupation of Czechoslovakia," Deputy Mayor Rudolf Blažek explained. By this renaming, only one address will be changed, house number 2428 which is the seat of the Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, they also suggested the change.

Líbalova Street, named after Dobroslav Líbal, expert in monument preservation, was established in Jižní Město in vicinity of Litochlebském náměstí.

Stoličkova Street, named after the Czech geologist and paleontologist Ferdinand Stolička, is to be found between Eberlova and Nad Dalejským údolím streets in Prague 13, Stodůlky.

Římovská Street in Hloubětín in Prague 14, refers to Římov Dam in South Bohemia, is between Stropnická and Za Černým mostem streets and goes from Nad Hutěmi Street leading to Cvrčkova Street. Both of the last streets mentioned above and Stropnická Street, which is in the vicinity, were also extended.

Štverákova Street in Prague 10, Horní Počernice, was extended. South from Spojenců Street, a new street V Javorech, named after the line of trees planted there, stems from Božanovská Street.

Part of Meinlinova Street in Prague 9, Koloděje was renamed to Kvasinská which connects to Meinlinova and was extended on its eastern end. Further east from here, Heckelova Street was built, and it is named after a landscape photographer Vilém Heckel. From this street, goes Ponrepova Street, in memory of the filmmaker Viktor Ponrep. Apart from this, Václava Chocholy Street was built and bears the name of the portrait photographer who made pictures for theatres, including the National Theatre.

Křesadlova, Blažkova and Fischlova Streets were built in Hájek in Prague 22. They are named after the psychologist, mathematician and writer Jan Křesadlo, scriptwriter Vratislav Blažek and poet Viktor Fischl.

Měsíčková Street, which goes from the north end of Bazalková, was extended and at the same time was built in Kolovraty. Měsíčková was also extended and took a short part of Na Července Street, between its north turn and Albíny Hochové Street.

Source: ČTK