Delve into Sloboda in Belarus
Sloboda in the region of Minskaya Voblastsʼ is located in Belarus - some 81 mi or ( 130 km ) South-West of Minsk , the country's capital .
Local time in Sloboda is now 06:11 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vilnius, Zherebkovichi, Talminowicze, Slutsk, and Salihorsk. While being here, you might want to check out Vilnius . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Sloboda ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Hancavichy, Hancavičy or Gantsevichi is a city in the Brest Region of Belarus, an administrative center of the Hantsavichy Raion. There is a Volga-type radar near Hantsavichy which is a part of the Russian early warning radar system (until 2020).
Located at 52.86 26.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Lyakhavichy is a city in the southwestern Belarusian voblast (province) of Brest. For many centuries, it was part of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The city's fortress, Liahavichy Castle, survived all sieges during the Russo–Polish War (1654–1667), and was nicknamed the Jasna Góra of Lithuania. During World War II Nazi Germans set up a ghetto for the Jews there.
Siege of Lyakhavichy
Siege of Lyakhavichy (Lachowicze) took place from 23 March to 28 June 1660 during the Russo-Polish War (1654–1667). Lachowicze was one of the major Grand Duchy of Lithuania strongholds in the disputed region (modern Belarus). A Russian army of about 30,000 under Ivan Nikitich Khovansky laid siege to the castle, defended by Mikołaj Judycki.
Liahavichy Castle (also Lyakhavichy, Lachowicze, Lyakhovichi, Lachavičy or Liahovichi) was a fortified Belarus castle. It was one of the most significant castles in Belarus in the 17th century. It may have been in existence as a hill fort since the eleventh or twelfth century. It was built at the end of the 16th century by the hetman Yan Eromin of the Hadkevich family, on a hill in the Belarus town of the same name.
Lyakhavichy Raion is an administrative subdivision, a raion of Brest Voblast, in Belarus.
Located at 53.04 26.27 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
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