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Oktyabr' in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is a town located in Belarus - some 37 mi or ( 59 km ) North of Minsk , the country's capital .
Local time in Oktyabr' is now 07:32 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Riga, Daugavpils, Pskov, Vilnius, and Zhodzina. When in this area, you might want to check out Riga . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Oktyabr' ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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.
Located at 54.34 27.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
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