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Ivansk Destination Guide

Explore Ivansk in Belarus.

Ivansk in the region of Vitsyebskaya Voblastsʼ is a town in Belarus - some 96 mi (or 154 km) North-East of Minsk, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Ivansk is now 12:51 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Minsk" with an UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Smolensk, Pskov, Veliky Novgorod, Vilnius, Zhodzina or Podrezy. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Selets, Promysly, Pristoi, Novyy Selets, Krasnitsa and Demidovichi. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Chashniki is a town in the Viciebsk Province, Belarus, famous for the Battle of Czasniki that took place in the neighbourhood during the French Invasion of Russia (1812).

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Located at 54.94, 29.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Vitebsk Region, Shtetls, Towns in Belarus

Battle of Ula

The Battle of Ula or Battle of Chashniki was fought during the Livonian War on 26 January 1564 between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Tsardom of Russia on the Ula River (tributary of the Daugava River) north of Chashniki in the Vitebsk Region. The Lithuanian surprise attack resulted in a decisive defeat of the numerically superior Russian forces.

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Located at 54.94, 29.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:1564 in Europe, Battles involving Russia, Battles involving the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Battles of the Livonian War, Conflicts in 1564

Battle of Czasniki (1812)

The Battle of Czasniki (Belarusian: Бой пад Ча́шнікамі) was fought during Napoleon's invasion of Russia, on 31 October 1812, between Russian forces under General Wittgenstein, and the French army, commanded by Marshal Victor. This battle was a failed effort by the French to reestablish their northern "Dwina Line", which had crumbled as a result of Wittgenstein's victory at the Second battle of Polotsk just two weeks earlier.

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Located at 54.94, 29.14 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:1812 in Belarus, 1812 in France, 1812 in Russia, Battles involving France, Battles involving Russia, Battles of the Napoleonic Wars, Conflicts in 1812, French invasion of Russia, History of Belarus (1795–1918), Vitebsk Region