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Pleshchenitsy Destination Guide

Discover Pleshchenitsy in Belarus

Pleshchenitsy in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ with its 7,800 habitants is a place located in Belarus - some 38 mi or ( 61 km ) North of Minsk , the country's capital .

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Local time in Pleshchenitsy is now 02:24 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, 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 . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Pleshchenitsy ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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: Wikipedia Article
Located at 54.34 27.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Eastern Front (World War II), History of Belarus (1939–1945), Mass murder in 1943, Nazi war crimes, Villages in Belarus

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