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Alternate names: Chashniki [Rus], Čašniki [Bel], Chashnik [Yid], Czaśniki [Pol], Czaszniki, Tschaschniki, Russian: Чашники. Belarusian: Чашнікі. 54°52' N, 29°09' E, 48 miles WSW of Vitsyebsk (Vitebsk), 18 miles E of Lyepyel (Lepel).  1897 population: 4,590, of whom about 4,000 were Jews. Some engaged in dairy production with 310 Jewish artisans and 99 Jewish journeymen. History with photos. [February 2010]

Jewish cemetery: photo of ruined cemetery. Holocaust memorial. [February 2010]

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