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Gaina Destination Guide

Delve into Gaina in Belarus!

Gaina in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is located in Belarus - some 28 mi (or 45 km) North-East of Minsk, the country's capital.

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Current time in Gaina is now 02:16 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Minsk" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Riga, Smolensk, Pskov, Vilnius, Zhodzina or Oktjabr'skij. While being here, make sure to check out Zagor'ye, Yur'yevo, Svidno, Sutoki, Mostishche and Gaina as well. We also found some pictures.




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Interesting facts about this location

Lahoysk

Lahoysk is a city in the Minsk Region of Belarus and the administrative center of the Lahoysk Raion. First chronicled in 1078, Lahoysk was the center of a small 12th-century principality, later absorbed into the Principality of Polotsk. In the 18th and 19th centuries, it was a seat of the Tyszkiewicz noble family. The modern city has a ski resort named Silichy. \t\t \t\t\tBelarus-Lahoisk-Region Executive Committee. jpg \t\t\t Lahoysk Raion executive committee. \t\t\t \t\t \t\t \t\t\tLahoisk2.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.19, 28.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Cities in Belarus, Populated places in Minsk Region

Khatyn massacre

Khatyn, Chatyń was a village in Belarus, in Lahojsk district, Minsk Voblast. On March 22, 1943, the population of the village was massacred during World War II by the 118th Schutzmannschaft battalion, formed in July 1942 in Kiev, mostly from Ukrainian collaborators, prisoners of war and deserters and the Waffen-SS special battalion "Dirlewanger". The massacre was not an isolated incident. At least 5,295 Belarusian settlements were destroyed by the Nazis and some or all their inhabitants killed.

More reading: Khatyn massacre homepage
Located at 54.19, 28.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Eastern Front (World War II), History of Belarus (1939–1945), Mass murder in 1943, Nazi war crimes, Villages in Belarus

Mound of Glory

The Mound of Glory is a memorial complex honouring Soviet soldiers who fought during World War II, located 21 km from Minsk, Belarus on the Moscow Highway. Designed by O. Stakhovich and sculpted by A. Bembel, it was established in 1969 on the 25th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus during Operation Bagration (1944).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.19, 28.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1969, Buildings and structures in Minsk, Commemorative mounds, History of Minsk, Soviet military memorials and cemeteries, Visitor attractions in Minsk