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Explore Stepan in Ukraine

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

Interactive map of Stepan

Current time in Stepan is now 06:26 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Kiev " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Vilnius, Pinsk, Minsk, Luninyets, and Ivanava. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Vilnius . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Stepan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Janowa Dolina massacre

The Janowa Dolina massacre took place in April of 1943 in the village of Janowa Dolina, (now Bazaltove). Janowa Dolina was a model settlement for workers of the Polish State Basalt Quarry, located in the Volhynian Voivodeship, in the Kostopol County of the Second Polish Republic. The name comes from Polish king Jan Kazimierz Waza, who reportedly hunted in the Volhynian forests, and after hunting — rested on the shore of the Horyn river.

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Located at 50.93 26.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: 1943 in Europe, History of Poland (1918–1939), History of Ukraine, Mass murder in 1943, Massacres in Ukraine, Massacres of Poles in Volhynia, Poland–Ukraine relations, Ruins in Ukraine, World War II crimes in Poland, World War II massacres

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 23 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