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Explore Zherino in Belarus

Zherino in the region of Vitsyebskaya Voblastsʼ is a town in Belarus - some 97 mi or ( 156 km ) North-East of Minsk , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Zherino is now 07:02 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Minsk " with a UTC offset of 3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Daugavpils, Smolensk, Pskov, Veliky Novgorod, and Zhodzina. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Daugavpils . Where to go and what to see in Zherino ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Chashniki

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 54.85 29.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: Populated places in Vitebsk Region, Shtetls, Towns in Belarus

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 54.75 29.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km 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

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 54.85 29.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: 1564 in Europe, Battles involving Russia, Battles involving the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Battles of the Livonian War, Conflicts in 1564

Lukoml

Lukoml is a village in Lukoml selsoviet, Chashniki district, Vitsebsk Voblast, Belarus, by the Lukoml Lake.

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Located at 54.72 29.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Vitebsk Region, Villages in Belarus

Beshankovichy

Biešankovičy (also spelled Beshenkovichy, Beshankovichy) is a town in the Vitebsk Province of Belarus and a port on the Western Dvina river. It is 51 km west of Vitebsk on the railway line between Orsha and Lepiel. The population is 8,200 (2004).

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Located at 55.03 29.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in Vitebsk Region, Shtetls, Towns in Belarus