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Oktyabr'skiy Destination Guide

Delve into Oktyabr'skiy in Ukraine

Oktyabr'skiy in the region of Kharkivs'ka is located in Ukraine - some 271 mi or ( 436 km ) East of Kiev , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Oktyabr'skiy

Local time in Oktyabr'skiy is now 05:49 PM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Kiev " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Rostov-on-Don, Neskuchne, Kursk, Bryansk, and Belgorod. While being here, you might want to check out Rostov-on-Don . Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Oktyabr'skiy ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Drobytsky Yar

Drobytsky Yar is a ravine 8–12 km south east from Kharkiv, Ukraine. In December 1941, Nazi troops invading the Soviet Union began killing local inhabitants over the following year. At the end of this period, some 16,000 people, mainly Jews were killed. Notably on December 15, 1941, when the temperature was −15 degrees Celsius (+5 °F), ca. 15,000 Jews were shot. Children were thrown into pits alive, to save bullets, in expectation that they quickly freeze to death.

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Located at 49.93 36.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kharkiv Oblast, Geography of Kharkiv Oblast, Kharkiv, Mass murder in 1941, Massacres in Ukraine, Monuments and memorials in Ukraine, The Holocaust in Ukraine, Visitor attractions in Kharkiv Oblast, World War II sites in Ukraine, World War II sites of Nazi Germany