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Korost Destination Guide

Discover Korost in Ukraine

Korost in the region of Rivnens'ka is a place located in Ukraine - some 190 mi or ( 306 km ) West of Kiev , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Korost

Local time in Korost is now 07:04 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Kiev " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vilnius, Pinsk, Minsk, Luninyets, and Ivanava. When in this area, you might want to check out Vilnius . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Korost ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Parośla I massacre

The Parośla I massacre was committed during World War II by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) under the command of Hryhorij Perehijniak "Dowbeszka-Korobka" on 9 February 1943 against the ethnic Polish residents of the village of Parośla (named Parośla I) in the Nazi-controlled Reichskommissariat Ukraine. It is considered a prelude to the ethnic cleansing of Poles in the Volhynia region by the UPA, and is recognized as the first mass murder committed by the Ukrainian Insurgent Army in the area.

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Located at 51.33 26.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1943 in Europe, History of Poland (1939–1945), Mass murder in 1943, Massacres in Ukraine, Massacres of Poles in Volhynia, Poland–Ukraine relations, World War II crimes in Poland, World War II massacres