VYAZYN: Vilna/Gomel Print

Alternate names: Vyazyn' [Rus], Wiazyń [Pol], Viazin [Yid], Viazyń [Bel], Vjazyn', Russian/Belarusian: Вязынь. 54°25' N, 27°10' E, 12 miles ESE of Vilyeyka, 19 miles N of Radoshkovichi, 39.2 miles NNW of Minsk in Gomel region. 1900 Jewish population: 234.


Near Iliya at 54°25' N, 27°18' E a burial place [mass graves?] of Jews was discovered. In the garden of a local citizen are remains of about sixty local Jews executed in 1944. [June 2003].

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