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Yur'yevo Destination Guide

Delve into Yur'yevo in Belarus

Yur'yevo 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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Local time in Yur'yevo is now 10:38 PM (Friday) . 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: Riga, Smolensk, Pskov, Vilnius, and Zhodzina. While being here, you might want to check out Riga . Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Yur'yevo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

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 54.02 27.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km 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

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.

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Located at 54.34 27.94 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Eastern Front (World War II), History of Belarus (1939–1945), Mass murder in 1943, Nazi war crimes, Villages in Belarus